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.
Haskett Funeral Homes
Condolence From: VON Palliative Care Volunteer Program
Dear Mary, Sharon, Doug, Raye, Jean and family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy at this time of your loss.
Although I did not know Laird, I feel I met him through your reminiscence and reflections on Thursday.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Condolence From: Stanley & Audrey Dorrance
To Mary, Sharon & Kyle, Raye & Jean
Our thoughts are with you at this time. Have fond memories of our visit in October. Saw the notice in the London Free Press on Line.
With Deepest Sympathy.
Stanley & Audrey
Condolence From: Lois & Irv Armstrong
To Mary and family, are thoughts are with you at thistime. Lairds passing must have happened just after I was talking to you down town. All the best to you and your family. Irv. & Lois
Condolence From: Karen and Wayne Dickins
Mary,Sharon&Doug, Raye&Jean and families, we are so sorry to hear of Laird’s death. Our deepest condolences to all of you. Please take comfort in knowing others are thinking of you.
Condolence From: Don & Charlene Oesch
Mary, Sharon, Raye, Jean and Doug:
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband and father. I will always have good memories of Laird and Mary from our church in Zurich. Due to health reasons, we cannot give you our condolences in person, but our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Don & Charlene
Condolence From: Jack Smith
My condolences to all the family at this time of sorrow and loss of Laird, a truly fine gentleman. Laird and I attended SS3 Hay public school together all too many years ago.
Condolence From: John & Anne Tasker( Annen)&Michael Annen Dear Raye & Jean
We wish to extend to you and the rest of your family our sincere sympathy in the passing of your father. May the Lord be your comfort and strength now and in the days ahead.
John Anne & Michael
Condolence From: Ben and Barb Dietrich
Sharon, Doug, Sarah and Extended Family:
Our greatest sympathies to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Unfortunately we are unable to extend our sympathies in person due to previous commitments but hopefully you can feel those hugs that we are sending!
Ben and Barb
Condolence From: Hugh and Dorothy Harper – previous neighbours
are very sorry to hear about Laird’s passing. We are packing for the South and our thoughts will be with you all.
Condolence From: Evelyn Vincent
Mary, Raye & Jean, Sharon & Doug,
Sincere Sympathy in your GREAT LOSS. Laird was always so kind and friendly. His presence will be missed greatly.
Praying for each of you,
Love and Blessings