Funeral services for Kenneth Jacob, age 70, of Bloomfield, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Christ Memorial United Methodist Church in Bloomfield. Reverend Janet Burgel will officiate, with burial in Bloomfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church, with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at his home.
Kenneth Ward Jacob was born to Melvin and Velda (Volkers) Jacob on April 14, 1952. He was a long-time member of the Methodist Church in Bloomfield, where he was confirmed. Kenneth’s greatest passion was his family and grandchildren. He loved camping, farming, and his cows.
Kenneth began his working career at the age of 16 when he started to work for Rod and Terry Lamprecht. He worked for them for 11 years until moving to a dairy farm west of Bloomfield. He and his family milked cows for 15 years. In 1996, Kenneth began working at Prince Hydraulics in Hartington, Nebraska until his semi-retirement in 2021.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Bloomfield; three daughters, Julie (Robert) Osborne of Norfolk, Angela (Daniel) Wamberg of Wausa, and Alisa Johnson of Wausa; nine grandchildren, Chase (Shanae) Osborne, Brooklyn and Kaylee Osborne, Dillon, Dawson, and Alexa Wamberg, Brady (Madison) Johnson, and Caleb and Chloe Johnson; and one great-grandchild on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marvin, Donald, Dale, and Dean Jacob; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Duane Hamm; brother-in-law, LaVern Opkis; father and mother-in-law, Virgil and Velda Bayne; two brothers-in-law, Virgil, Jr. and Randall Bayne; two sisters-in-law, Sharon and Sheryl Bayne; many aunts and uncles; and a niece and nephew.