He was born Oct. 3, 1923 in Ander to Arthur F. and Martha Wilhelm Jacob.
He is survived by Betty Marie Ponton Jacob, his wife of 64 years; daughter, Betty Jo Kincaid of Goliad; son, Michael R. Jacob and wife Vickie of Rosenberg; five granddaughters, Natalie Martisek and husband Rudy, Heather Roeske and husband Will, Rae Ann Zurcher and husband Matthew, Victoria Jacob and Kathleen Jacob; six great-grandchildren, Bryant Roeske, Caroline Roeske, Evelyn Martisek, Pearl Martisek, Joy Martisek and Gavin Zurcher.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Elorine Bluntzer.
Pallbearers were Rudy Martisek, Will Roeske, Matthew Zurcher, Luc L'Ecuyer, Bryant Roeske and Jim Bluntzer.
Visitation was Monday, March 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Grace Funeral Home in Goliad.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. at Grace Temple Church in Goliad, Clem Garcia and Larry Lancaster officiating.
Burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery with military honors.