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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My prayers are with you all. God bless2960
Will miss you. Love to your family.
Love you always Dad....we're keeping your spirit alive...2 mile walks, 100 crunches, 60 push-ups....you taught us well....xoxo dj
Missing you Dad. Hope you're enjoying Grif's company though:-). Forever in my heart...
Dick was also good in football. Quentin Fleming, Tustin, California QuentinF@QuentinF.com
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
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.
I love you gramps. There will never be another one like you.
Many fond memories through out our lifetime together, we raised a great family, may you rest in peace
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??