George Adam Jacob, age 96, of Stratford, passed away peacefully at the Mitchell Nursing Home on January 2, 2019. Born in Ellice Township, son of the late Frank and Louise (Stoskopf) Jacob.

George farmed all of his life in Ellice Township until retiring to Sebringville in 1983. He was a member of Sebringville United Church.

Beloved husband for 69 years of Doris (Kehna). Loving father of Douglas (Mary) and John (Kathy). Grandfather of Emily, Sarah, Rob (Rachel Voros), David, Dan (Jessie), Dennis (Michelle) and great grandfather of Raelynn and Hannah. Also survived by a nephew Jim Kehna (Michelle). Predeceased by sisters Marian Adair (Pete), Edna Buuck (Henry), Mildred Maurer (Harvey), brother-in-law Jack Kehna (Elizabeth) and nephews Franklin Buuck, Bill Kehna and Bob Maurer.

The family would like to thank the staff of Mitchell Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the past four years.

Friends and relatives will be received at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday, January 4, from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, January 5, from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. Rev. Scott Boughner will officiate. Spring interment at Sebringville Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice Foundation or the charity of one’s choice through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Friday, January 4, 2018
from 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, January 5th
from 2-3 p.m.

Funeral Service
Saturday, January 5th at 3 p.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Centre

Spring Interment

Memorial Donations
Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice Foundation
Charity of One’s Choice


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W.G. Young Funeral Home
430 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7

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