Date of Birth: January 06, 1941
Date of Death: July 15, 2020
Stephanus Ignatius Jacobs, 79, passed away peacefully, on July 15, 2020 at Morning Star Senior Living Golden Ridge, Peoria Arizona. He was born January 6, 1941, in Sabie, South Africa, to Jacobus and Cornelia Jacobs. In his early years he helped work on the family farm. He loved reading, the cinema and riding his horse, Kolbooi. In the evenings after supper he and his family would gather to read the Bible and sing Christian songs. He was one of 13 children. Mr. Jacobs worked for South African Airlines as a computer programmer for several years. After moving to the USA he worked as an independent contractor in same field, before moving to Arizona to enjoy retirement. He was interested in gardening, cooking and playing golf. His leisure time was spent working on Sudoku and crossword puzzles. He is survived by his four sisters, Hester Dewey, Maria Kazandjis, Gerda Claassen, Magaretha Peens; 21 Nieces and 16 Nephews. “Our dear Fanie was called away, And has gone with the Lord to stay. Although this passing makes us weep, We rejoice our loved one rests safe in God’s keep.”
He requested there be no service but he will be scattered at a later date.