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Dean Jacobs

Apr 17, 2014

Dean Jacobs, 58, of Montrose, IA, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

He was born on October 15, 1955 in Mt. Pleasant, IA to Harold and Rosemary Whitney Jacobs. On October 9, 1998 Dean married Barbara Kramer in Keokuk, IA. He was a dispatcher for Holland Trucking for twenty eight years and later was a driver for Carry Transit. Dean was an avid outdoorsman. He was a member of Lake Cooper and Tri-State Fishing Club and also enjoyed motorcross.

Survivors include his wife, Barb Jacobs of Montrose; four children, Marty (Melissa) Jacobs of Donnellson, Brandy (Anthony Quant) Jacobs of Upper Sandusky, OH, Ben (Cassie) Rule of Montrose and Brandy Rule of Ft. Madison; four grandchildren, Jovan Rule, Hayden Rule, Hallie McClinton and Lily Jacobs; his parents, Harold and Rosemary Jacobs of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Diane Pocock of Greeley, CO and Denise Jacobs of Littleton, CO; a brother, Duane Jacobs of Marion, IA; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and a grandson, Hunter Rule.

Friends may call after 2 PM at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory where the family will receive friends from 4-6 PM. The Memorial Service will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Jim Zane officiating. Burial will follow in Montrose Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in his memory and online condolences may be left at


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