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Keith Ira Jacobs

April 15, 1942 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 78)


Keith Ira Jacobs, 78, of Burlington, died at 10:54 PM Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born April 15, 1942, in Burlington, he was the son of Ira and Alma Zihlman Jacobs. On January 27, 1966, he married Ila J. Stephenson in Burlington.  

He was a member of the Renewable Energy Club. Keith enjoyed rock and coin collecting, camping, and sending Letters to the Editor at the HawkEye.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Ila J. Jacobs; two daughters, Kimberly Jacobs and Becky Abney both of Burlington; two sons, Brian Jacobs of Burlington and Aaron Jacobs both of Burlington; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one sister, Verna Hadley of Washington State.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Warren and Merle Jacobs, and his sister, Ruth Ann.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

There will be no visitation or services.

The family would like to thank Great River Hospice for the care they provided to Keith.

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