DE SMET — Ella Louise Jacob, 87, of De Smet, died on Dec. 30, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Center in De Smet. Funeral services will be held at American Lutheran Church in De Smet on Friday at 1:30 p.m. with a visitation one hour prior to the services.
Ella Louise Jacob was born to Perry and Beulah (Supernau) Cromwell on Feb. 7, 1926, in Ottowa, Kan.
On Nov. 3, 1942, she married Elmer Jacob in Ocean Park, Calif. She was a member of the American Lutheran Church in De Smet.
She enjoyed cooking, playing cards, gardening and sewing.
She is survived by her sons, Roger (Carol) Jacob of Beresford and Alan (Beth) Jacob of Peoria, Ariz.; her daughters Janice (Ron) Peterson of Carrollton, Texas, Lynn (Herm) Kruse of De Smet and Pamela (John) Karlen of Howard; her brothers Marvin (Shirley) Cromwell of Alexandria, Minn. and Kenneth (Janice) Cromwell of Arlington; her sister, Betty Cromwell of Chaska, Minn.; and one sister-in-law Marilyn Cromwell of Pierre; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; one infant son; one brother, Duane; one sister, Nadine; and one brother-in-law, Gerald.
Osthus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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