Daniel Jacobs, 72, Ligonier, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 24, 2016, at the Kendallville Manor, Kendallville. He was born June 2, 1944, the son of Hilson and Anna Jacobs in Pippapass, Ky. In July of 1965 he married Anna Weaver in Pippapass, Ky. She has preceded Daniel in death on June 9, 2004.
Daniel was a man of simple means. He really enjoyed the outdoors and creating music on his acoustic guitar. Country gospel and regular country music were his favorite selections when he turned on the radio.
He is survived by his son: Bob (Christina) Jacobs; grandson: Bradley Jacobs, both of Elkhart; brother: Manuel (Moselle), Rome City; in-laws: Ervin (Ella), LaGrange; Ray (Helen) Hochstetler, Topeka; Mary Weaver, Shipshewana; Howard (Esther) Miller, Ligonier; Edna Bontrager, LaGrange; Lydia Borntrager, Goshen; Harry (Mary) Weaver, Topeka; David Wenger, LaGrange; Harley (Ella) Weaver, West Delton, Wis.; and Elva (Martha) Miller, Ligonier; along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Hilson and Anna Jacobs; his son: David Jacobs; sister: Dorella Jacobs; brother: Charles Jacobs; and in-laws: Calvin Weaver; Harvey Borntrager; Lester Bontrager; Susie Wenger; and Elsie Miller.
A funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Yeager Funeral Home, Ligonier. Pastor Carl Richie will officiate. Friends and Family may gather at the Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a formal visitation prior to the service.
Burial will take place at Oak Park Cemetery, Ligonier, following the service.