Mabel Jacoby, 100 years of age, of Fayette, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.
Mabel was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Williams County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Adam and Minnie (Siegel) Coulon.
She was a 1933 graduate of West Unity High School.
She married Leroy F. Jacoby on April 3, 1938, in West Unity, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 9, 1993.
Mabel was a devoted wife and mother, who assisted her husband in operating the family farm.
She also ran “Mabel’s Market” near Harrison Lake, which featured her baked goods.
She was a member of the West Franklin Church of Christ.
Mabel was known to be a “people person” and a hard worker. She was known for her fruit pies. She also enjoyed gardening.
Surviving are her two children, Richard (Brenda) Jacoby of Archbold, and JoAnn Weiss of West Unity; four grandchildren, Jeffrey (Suzette) Jacoby of Wapakoneta, Scott (Sheri) Jacoby of Sylvania, Crystal (Doug) Bauer of West Unity, and Tiffany Weiss of West Unity; eight great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jason, Nicholas, Brian, Alexander and Melissa Jacoby, Alisha and Lance Bauer; and one brother, Dale Coulon.
Visitation for Mabel Jacoby will be held from 3-8 p.m., Thursday, July 14, 2016, in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 202 North Liberty Street, West Unity, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 15, 2016. Interment will follow in West Franklin Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, 6825 State Route 66 North, Defiance, Ohio 43512.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.