2018-02-11 / Obituaries


JILL JACOBSON, 58, of Columbiaville, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at home with her family.

Jill was born on August 8, 1959, in Royal Oak, the daughter of Roy and Irene (Sturm) Faber. Jill graduated from Troy Athens High School in 1977. On June 2, 1979, Jill married Charles Jacobson at First United Methodist Church in Pontiac. Jill received her business degree from O.C.C. After raising her boys, she attended The University of Michigan and received her teaching degree in 1995. Jill taught at Lapeer East for 20 years, where she also served as a mentor for The National Honor Society. Jill also earned 2 Master degrees from Marygrove College as part of her continuing education. She was a proud member of the M.E.A., as well as a North Branch Athletic Booster and was involved with the North Branch Summer Recreation Baseball League. She enjoyed biking and spending time at her second home in Florida.

Jill is survived by her husband, Charles; and their four sons, Christopher (Jessica) of Florida, Adam (Mary Beth), Matthew and Daniel, all of North Branch; sisters, Lynn (Bill) Markoff of Rochester and Val (Doug) Graham; brothers, Brad (Vicky) Faber of Owosso and Randy (Patti) Faber of Montana; grandchildren, Macie, Mckenzie, Katherine and Benjamin; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Joanne.

In lieu of flowers, Jill requested memorials go towards her Grandchildren’s College Fund.

There will be a gathering on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., with the Memorial Service to follow at 12 p.m. Father Mark Prill will officiate.

Arrangements by Blackburn Chapel- Martin Funeral Home.

You may share an online condolence at www.blackburnchapel.com

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