Jacobs, Vern E. "Jake" a 65 year resident of Gardena, passed away on Tuesday August 14, 2007 at the age of 86. Vern worked over 30 years at Goodyear as a tire manufacturer. He served as a dental technician and sharpshooter for the Army in WWII. Vern's passion for hunting, fishing, games of chance and the California Angels were known to friends and family alike. He was born in Garrison, ND as one of 10 children. Vern was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Cora; parents David and Othelia Jacobs as well as brothers; Leonard, Lealand, Howard, and Ralph. Hi is survived by daughter LaVon (Monty) Shanahan; sisters, Velma Hodge, Ester (Gerald) Funk, and Ruth Coulter; Brothers, Alvin and Dave; granddaughter Kelly (Rick) Cunningham, great grandson Quinn Cunningham and grandson Keith (Susan) Shanahan. He was love by his family and friends and will be greatly missed. His final resting place will be in our hearts. A memorial service will be held at McMillan & McCormick Gardena Chapel on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. Inurnment will be private.

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