Midvale, UT—DeLane "Jake" Jacobs passed away unexpectedly on October 5, 2021.
DeLane was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 13, 1949 to Caroline Overson Smith and Curtis Wayne Jacobs. He was the oldest of eight children.
DeLane grew up in Stockton, Utah and was a 1967 graduate of Tooele High School. He served a mission in the Philippines for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Upon returning from his mission, DeLane attended the LDS Business College for two years. He then became employed with the Utah Tax Commission where he met the love of his life, Sherri and the two were married in 1973. DeLane was later employed with US Magnesium where he retired after 43 years as a Senior Purchasing Agent.
DeLane was an avid golfer, fisherman, enjoyed camping trips with his family, and going to football games. He wore Broncos and Utah Utes apparel every chance he had. He will be truly missed.
DeLane is survived by his wife, Sherri (Midvale), his daughter Erin, his son, Dylan, his son-in-law Michael, his daughter-in-law, Jody, his grandchildren Benjamin and Katelyn, his sisters, Roberta, Deborah, Corrine, his brothers Johnny, Kevin and Lynn. DeLane was preceded in death by his parents and brother, David Jacobs.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State Street in Midvale, Utah. The viewing will be from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am and the burial interment will be at the Tooele City Cemetery located at 361 S 100 E, Tooele, Utah at 1:30 pm.
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