Joan Jacobs

Joan Louise Bayer Jacobs, 91 of Papillion, Ne died on August 30, 2022, after a brief illness. “Jo” was born on January 19, 1931, to Milrae Johnson Bayer and Joseph E. Bayer in Minden, Ne. 

Growing up she attended several different grade schools as her father worked in the oil fields until he came back to Minden to farm. 

Mom attended Minden schools where she met her future husband, Gerald “Jake” Jacobs. Jake and Jo married on June 5, 1949, and to this marriage three children Michael, Mary and Sarah were born. Later they lived in Hildreth, Herman and finally Papillion, Ne. 

Mom enjoyed working at the Minden Clinic, the Columbus Clinic and the Blair Hospital. She also enjoyed sewing and quilting and being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. 

She is survived by her son Michael Jacobs, daughter Mary Jacobs Clabaugh (Thomas), daughter Sarah Jacobs Ciriaco(John), 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. 

Visitation with the family will be held on September 18th at Kahler Dolce in Papillion, Ne from 4:00-6:00 p.m., funeral service will be held at Faith Presbyterian Church LaVista, Ne on September 19th at 11:00 a.m. She will be laid to rest at Minden Cemetery on September 20th at 1:00 p.m. 

We ask that memorials be directed to Faith Presbyterian Church LaVista, Ne or Westminster United Presbyterian Church Minden, Ne.