Sources include: Detroit Free Press The Detroit News Observer & Eccentric Media / Hometown Weeklies Livingston County Daily Press & Argus

JACOBS RICHARD L. "DICK" Born February 9, 1932, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Orchard Lake, MI, passed away peacefully January 10, 2013. Dick is survived by his longtime companion, Donna VonMinden; his children, Dawn Jacobs, Lori House (Tom), and Kurt Jacobs; and grandchildren, Scott (Lane Ana) and Leslie House, and Zach, Shaun, and Meggan Jacobs; as well as his former wife, Wilma Jacobs. Dick was a lifelong athlete and a founding member of The Friends of Mackenzie, which awarded scholarships to young students and athletes at Detroit's Mackenzie High, which he attended. His passion for athletics and golf formed the basis for the life lessons he passed along to his children and grandchildren -- never take more than you deserve, never write down something that isn't true. Services to be announced at a later date.

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Bev Griffin01/20/2013

My prayers are with you all. God bless2960

Ddodug and Donna McFetters01/20/2013

Will miss you. Love to your family.

dawn jacobs01/20/2013

Love you always Dad....we're keeping your spirit alive...2 mile walks, 100 crunches, 60 taught us well....xoxo dj

Lori House01/20/2013

Missing you Dad. Hope you're enjoying Grif's company though:-). Forever in my heart...

Quentin Fleming01/20/2013

Dick was also good in football. Quentin Fleming, Tustin, California

Megg Jacobs01/21/2013

I love you gramps. There will never be another one like you.

Mike & Carol Castle01/22/2013

To my true friend @ work for Chrysler & @ playing golf. Thanks for all the good times & memories. Will always remember laughing & dancing at Clawson Lounge with you & Donna in Mi. & our great times in Naples; esp. Boathouse for dinner. You taught me golf & helped me get my 1st set of clubs. To a man of honesty & integrity in all that you did. We will miss you greatly, Mike & Carol Castle

Rose Fallon01/22/2013

Sending prayers to Donna and all of Dick's children. He loved you all dearly, and the world is a sadder place without him in it.

Wilma Jacobs01/23/2013

Many fond memories through out our lifetime together, we raised a great family, may you rest in peace

Bud & Phyllis Joly01/23/2013

We'll always remember all the good times we had at Mackenzie. You did the football and I Cheered you on. May the Jacobs family be comforted and our prayers are with you. Remember the old days Wilma??

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