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Full Text of SR0127  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Donald "Don" Lee Jacobs of East
4Moline, who passed away February 21, 2021; and
5    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs was born to Oral "Jake" and Caroline
6"Ma Jake" Jacobs in Moline on October 9, 1931; he graduated
7from United Township High School; he served as a staff
8sergeant in Germany during the Korean War; he married Wanda
9Smith in Moline on May 19, 1951; and
10    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs was part owner of J&J Music Co. in
11Moline; and
12    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs had a long political career; he served
13as a precinct committeeman, an East Moline alderman, a Rock
14Island County auditor for 21 years, and a Rock Island County
15finance chairman; he retired from Rock Island County; and
16    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs was a member of East Moline American
17Legion Post 227 and VFW Post 2153; and
18    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs enjoyed growing roses; he loved
19spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren
20and great-grandchildren; and



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1    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs was preceded in death by his parents
2and his grandson, Josh Jacobs; and
3    WHEREAS, Don Jacobs is survived by his wife of nearly 70
4years, Wanda; his children, Diana (David) Kelley, Lonnie
5(Barb) Jacobs, Tamara (Dick) Rogenski, and Lorna (Joe) Moreno;
6his grandchildren, Shane, Shawna, Jason, Jared, Lindsey, Tara,
7Keri, Kylie, Anthony, Zachary, Michael, Stefnie, and Ryan; his
822 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Gloria Goebel and Denny
9(Mary Ellen) Jacobs; and his many nieces and nephews;
10therefore, be it
12ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
13Donald "Don" Lee Jacobs and extend our sincere condolences to
14his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
16    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
17presented to the family of Don Jacobs as an expression of our
18deepest sympathy.