Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
and Mausoleum

Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

David Earl Jacobs was born to Louis O. and Audrey L. Jacobs on May 1, 1939. God called him to join his wife, Sharon, on January 8, 2021.  David was born in Washington Township, Indiana. He was the first surviving child of Louis and Audrey. His older brother passed into eternity before David’s birth. David became an older brother to Diann and Dennis.  On April 24, 1965, David married his Love, Sharon Cristy. Together they raised two daughters, Brenda Diann and Laurel Denise. David adored becoming a grandfather to Kayla and Hannah.  David graduated from Boone Grove High School. He served in the United States Army. He worked for various jobs throughout his life. David worked hard to provide for his wife and daughters. Most notably he worked for Borden’s Dairy in Hammond and Dairy Rich in Merrillville. In 2001, David retired to care for Sharon after she had broken her neck. At this time, he also labored to help build Faith Baptist Church. David instilled a strong work ethic in his daughters and grandchildren. He was a lifelong Cubs fan, and enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading newspapers. David also liked being outdoors and doing yardwork.  David was a member of several churches in his life. He gave his heart and talents to the Lord. He worked with AWANA clubs for several years. In this position he made a lasting impact on many young lives.  David was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Sharon, his parents, Louis and Audrey Jacobs, and numerous Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.  David is survived by daughters: Brenda (Terry) Hulse, and Laurel Wilson; granddaughters: Kayla (Adrian Reyes) Polinsky, and Hannah Wilson; sister, Diann (Leonard) Ptacek; and brother, Dennis (Dyana) Jacobs. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, Aunt Ruth Ludington, and Terry’s children and grandchildren.

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