Ray Treen Jacobs
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 26, 1930
  • Place of birth:
    Decatur, Michigan, United States
  • Date of passing: May 18, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Ray be with us forever
He was born March 26, 1930 in Decatur, Michigan to Maxwell and Mildred Etter Jacobs. He graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in 1961 and practiced in Hillsdale, MI from 1971 until his retirement in 1990. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served as a Russian language specialist, worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a Research Scientist, taught at Michigan State University, and was a Master Gardener. He had many varied interests including magnetic therapy, culinary arts and gardening. He served on many civic and professional boards throughout his life.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rose Marie Seaman Jacobs, and five children, Pamela (Todd) Winchester, New Smyrna Beach, FL; David (Lana) Jacobs, Coldwater, MI; Karen (Robert) Cole, Tampa, FL; Jefray Jacobs, Punta Gorda, FL; and Julie (Kyle) Brunk, Fort Gratiot, MI. He leaves behind seven loving grandchildren: Holly (Heather) Price, Jay Easterday, Jacob Winchester, Brian Boyd, Maxwell Jacobs, Jordan Jacobs and Olivia Brunk and one great grandchild, Mark Kaijankoski. He is survived by a brother, Roger (Barbara) Jacobs of Zephyrhills, Fl.

A memorial service will be held in Battle Creek, Michigan, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to your local Humane Society.

Ray may be kindly remembered at icscremationandfunerals.org and can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/icscremationandfunerals
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 26th March 2016

"R.I.P. Ray"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 4th June 2015

"Dear Marie and family, I am so sad to hear of Ray's passing. Thinking of you all and sending my deepest condolences.

Sandy Coppa
North Port Florida"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 4th June 2015

"Marie, Karen and families. My sincerest sympathies and condolences are extended at this time of loss. I wishe you comfor , Happiness, and peace as you go thru this difficult time. Sincerely Kathy Fleming (formerly Dilyard)

Kathy Fleming
Elsie Mich 43331"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 4th June 2015

"RIP Ray. Thank you for your service for our country. Condolences to family and friends. Olivet MI

Bill & Joyce Welch
Olivet MI"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 4th June 2015

"To Marie and family, my deepest sympathies at the news of Ray's passing. It made me very sad when I read his obituary in this mornings paper.
My thoughts are with you and yours during this difficult time, and can only hope that knowing there are many of us that deeply care lends you some modicum of comfort during this troubling time.

My most sincere sympathies,

Sharon Honacher
Port Charlotte, FL"


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