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Richard Jacobs, Sr.

RICHARD C. "DICK" JACOBS, SR., age 72, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at his home in Greenwood.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Immanuel United Church of Christ, rural Greenwood.  Rev. Asafa Rajaofera will officiate, and burial will follow in the church cemetery.   Pallbearers will be Steve Feit, Kevin Frese, Brett Jacobs, Koltin Luchterhand, Taelor Luchterhand, and Tim Luchterhand.  Visitation will be held at Cuddie Funeral Home in Greenwood, on Monday, May 22, 2023 from 5pm to 8pm, and from 10am until time of service on Tuesday at the church.

Richard Charles Jacobs was born on July 17, 1950 in Arpin, WI to Christ and Barbara (Nimm) Jacobs Sr.  He was raised and received his education in Arpin.  On December 22, 1972, he was united in marriage to Mary E. Przekurat in Arpin.  Richard worked various jobs before they moved to Greenwood in September of 1982 when they purchased a farm where they raised their family and he resided until the time of his death.

He had interests that included watching boxing, good ole western movies, farming, horse pulls that he did for many years passing the passion down to his children, great knowledge of horses and the grandkids always knew that grandpa would have a sucker or candy waiting for them when they came. He would always have a nickname of some sort for the grandkids. “Mouse” “Weasel” 

Richard is survived by his children: Richard (Brenda) Jacobs Jr. of Willard, Tracy (Kelli) Jacobs of Arpin, Henry Jacobs of Greenwood, Dale (Tammy) Jacobs of Willard, Therese (Tim) Luchterhand of Granton, Lucas (Kyrah) Jacobs of Greenwood, Jesse Jacobs of Arpin, and Jeanne Jacobs (Doug Becker) of Granton; grandchildren: Brett Jacobs (Cheyanne Mondloch) of Spencer, and their son, Ashton, with another on the way in July, Erika Jacobs of Arpin, Koltin, Taelor and Sophia Luchterhand of Granton, Dustin, Desirah and Lane Jacobs of Willard, Anton, Alida and Atli Jacobs of Greenwood, Jolene Etlicher of Granton; his siblings: Arlene Brookhart, Kathleen (David Sr.) Feit, and Irene (Glenn) Bukovec; his mother-in-law: Carrie Przekurat; brothers-in-law: Randy (Tammy Przekurat), Gary (Jean) Przekurat, Robby Przekurat; sister-in-law: Susie Epstein; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his parents; his father-in-law: Emil Przekurat; three sisters: Pauline Krause, Christine Pongratz, and Marlene Feit; one brother: Chris Jacobs Jr.; and two brothers-in-law: Edward Brookhart and Richard Pongratz Sr.

We would like to give thanks to the nurses and aides at Compassus hospice that helped with dad’s wishes of being at home, and also a thank you to the Frese family.  

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. 


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