Mark Jacobs

Born: Sat., Mar. 4, 1939
Died: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 01, 2017
Location: First Christian Church of Oblong

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Fri., Dec. 01, 2017
Location: First Christian Church of Oblong

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers


Mark Jacobs, 78, Oblong, IL passed away at his home on Friday November 24, 2017.

Mark was born on March 4, 1939 and was the son of Albert Jacobs and Edna (Mendenhall) Jacobs. On November 29, 1958 he married Donna Schlosser and she survives.

Mark graduated from Oblong High School in 1957. After graduating Mark worked at the Ettlebrick Shoe Company in Robinson, IL and also did roofing. He then went to work for Marathon Petroleum Company and retired working in the laboratory. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Oblong, IL and the Gold Wings Rider Association. Mark enjoyed going to all the athletic events that his son and grandson participated in. When his son Troy was racing Mark went with him where ever he was racing to show his support.

Mark is survived by his wife Donna Jacobs of Oblong, IL; son and daughter-in-law Troy and Marie Jacobs of Robinson, IL; a grandson Alec Jacobs of Oblong, IL; four step grandchildren Aaron and daughter Harper White of Terre Haute, IN, Brandon and Hanna and son Waylon White of Hutsonville, IL and Curtis and Dylan White of Robinson, IL; brothers and sister-in-law Richard and Linda McCoy of St. Louis, MO and Roy Schlosser of Robinson, IL

Mark is preceded in death by his parents; son Todd Jacobs; sister and brother-in law Rosetta “Rose” and Donald Houdasheldt; nephews Rick Houdasheldt and Dan Houdasheldt brother-in-law Paul Schlosser and a sister-in-law Florence Schlosser.

A Celebration of Mark’s Life will be held at 12:00 P.M. Noon Friday December 1, 2017 at the First Christian Church of Oblong 206 N. Range St. Oblong, IL with Bro. Dee Wolf officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. till Noon at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Oblong Oil Field Museum or the Oblong Sports Boosters with envelopes at the church or mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL. 62449

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Judy Mikeworth Krathwohl
   Posted Sun November 26, 2017
Dick and Linda McCoy and Paul Schlosser...I am sorry for your family's loss.

Delbert and Janet
   Posted Mon November 27, 2017
Donna...we are so sorry for your loss....we have had some good times together. Our prayers are with you and your family

Yvonne (Schiller) Newlin
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Donna, Troy, and Family ---- So sorry in your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Shelley and Bob Stephenson
   Posted Fri December 01, 2017
Donna and Troy,
So sorry that I am not going to be at the visitation. Mark will be missed. You and all the family are in my prayers. Love you,

Image: Julie A. Wenskoski /

Copyright © 2018 Pulliam Funeral Homes, PC. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |