HARVARD, ILL.

Timothy Lee Jacobs

Dec. 17, 1959 - Jan. 8, 2008

Timothy Lee Jacobs, 48, of Harvard, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 17, 1959, in Ridgefield, Ohio, to Wendell and Caroline (nee Jones) Jacobs.

He is survived by his life’s companion, Linda Petlak of Harvard; a daughter, Kellie Jacobs of Canton; four siblings, Sue Z. (Sherwin) Cody, Dale Jacobs and Carol Cottril, all of Canton, and Marc Jacobs of New York. People who loved him are Joshua Bacon, Karalynn, Brad, Lily and Holly Cromeens, Amy Zimmerman, George and Edna Garbacz, Roger and Karen Garbacz and Bill Garbacz, Tracy and Scott Esposito, Jeffrey and Quentin.

He was the director of sales for The Sprinkler Guys in Waukesha. Timothy played Santa Claus for many people and organizations, was an avid sports fan, loved dogs, trained horses for many years and was a member of the Hackney Pony Association. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.

The visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 11, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Heart Association.

For information, call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home at (815) 943-5400.