Julia Jacobs, age 92, of Miles City passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Friendship Villa with her family by her side.
Julia was born on September 18, 1922 in Miles City, Montana the daughter of John and Mary Riener. She attended grade school in Miles City and graduated from Custer County District High School. She then attended community college where she received an associate’s degree in secretarial. Following her schooling, she went to work at Fort Peck as a secretary. She then moved to Seattle, Washington and worked as a secretary for Standard Oil. She later moved back to Miles City when her dad died and worked for the Milwaukee Railroad, where she met Roy “Bud” Jacobs and they were married in 1951. To this union, three children were born. She quit working so she could stay home and take care of their children.
Julia loved to sew, cook and bake things for others. She also enjoyed gardening. She was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and was willing to help out when she could.
Julia was preceded in death by her husband Roy Jacobs; her infant daughter Mary Pearl; her parents; and a granddaughter Vicki. She is survived by her children: Paul (Kathy) Jacobs of Warwick, Rhode Island; and Steve (Yvonne) Jacobs of Miles City, MT; a grandson, Jerry of Billings, MT; and two great granddaughters: Anna and Emily Mattera of California.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.