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- Published on 05 February 2014
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Funeral services for Wayne Jacobitz, age 69 of Mount Vernon, were Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home with burial following at Macon Cemetery, with full military honors.
Mr. Jacobitz was born on Sept. 1, 1944, in Marathon County, Wisconsin to Norman Jacobitz and Melba Hager Jacobitz. Mr. Jacobitz retired from the Army. His hobbies and interests included the Black Horse regiment, visiting family in Wisconsin, Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Illinois. He loved camp fires, fixing old trucks, working on lawn mowers, and making a perfect home.
He died Jan. 29, 2014, at his residence.
He is is preceded in death by his parents,a sister, Karen Robinson, who died in August 2013, and his wife, Martha Jacobitz.
Mr. Jacobitz is survived by his son, Mark Allen Carter, of Frankfurt, Kentucky; a brother, Darell Jacobitz, and wife, Beverly, of Boise, Idaho; two sisters, Lois Palmer, of Antigo, Wis., and Mary Decker, and husband, Dan, of Dorchester, Wis.; a brother-in-law, George Robinson; nieces and nephews: Brent Decker, Lisa and Fred Stary, Sarah and Jason Paul, Shanna Robinson, Kena Robinson; grand nieces and nephews: Dailyn Jameson and Adeline Paul, Sophia Kinlen, Felix Stary, Alexis and Ella Decker, and Javon Robinson; and friends: Zack and Connie Fuquay, Tommy and Rhonda White, and Sue Boyd.