Rosemary Jacobs

Rosemary Jacobs, age 88, of Mount Pleasant, died Monday, December 4, 2023, at New London Specialty Care.

Rosemary was born March 15, 1935, in Ollie, Iowa, the daughter of William and Verna (Koch) Whitney. She attended Mount Pleasant schools. On March 13, 1950, Rosemary was united in marriage to Harold Jacobs in Kahoka, Missouri. The couple made Mount Pleasant their home. Rosemary was a devoted cook at Mount Pleasant High School for 26 years. She and Harold were longtime members of the Southeast Iowa Antique Car Club. She enjoyed country music and attended many shows in Nashville and Branson with Harold over a 30 year span.

Rosemary is survived by a son, Duane (Kristi) Jacobs of Sabula, Iowa; two daughters, Diane (Terry) Pocock of Wessington Springs, South Dakota, and Denise Jacobs of Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and brother Frank (June) Christner of New London, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harold, and son Dean Jacobs, her sister Hazel Fuller and brother Leo Christner.

Memorial Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2023, at Olson-Powell Chapel & Crematory. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Fellowship Cup. The Olson-Powell Chapel & Crematory is caring for Rosemary and her family.