Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Thursday, December 14, 2006. Laird Merlin Jacobe, of Exeter, formerly of Hay Township, in his 89th year. Beloved husband since 1950 of Mary Jean Hauser. Dear father of Sharon and Doug Kyle, of R.R. 2 Zurich and Raye and Jean Jacobe, of Exeter. Much loved grandfather of Sarah Kyle and Ryan Jacobe. Dear brother-in-law of Marion Hauser. Predeceased by his parents Garnet and Clara (Pfile) Jacobe and one brother-in-law John F. Hauser. Laird farmed on the Parr Line in Hay Township all his working life and retired to St. Joseph in 1988. He was a life long member of Emmanuel United Church, Zurich and became a part of the Exeter United Church family when he and Mary moved to Exeter in 2005.
Visitation in the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, December 17, 2006 at 2 p.m.. Rev. Alex McGilvery officiating. Interment Zurich Emmanuel United Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society.JACOBE: Laird Merlin