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Alta Lee Jacobs Engel
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1883
Knox County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1953
Ponca (Dixon County)
Dixon County
Nebraska, USA


Mrs. Edward Engle, 70, a long time resident of this community, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning at her home in Ponca after suffering a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at Salem Lutheran Church of Ponca, on Tuesday afternoon, September 15, at 3 o'clock. Mohr's Mortuary was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Rev. Paul Weigman, pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, officiated. Mr. Dean Ehle, Sr., and Mrs. Dean Ehle, Jr., accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Frank Stark, sand "Saved By Grace" and "In the Sweet Bye and Bye."

Pallbearers included Ben Hopkins, Ralph Gudmunson, Elmer Jacobs, Ed Jacob, John Jacobs and Harold McKinley. Interment was in Ponca cemetery.

Alta Lee Jacobs was born at Creighton, Nebr., March 9, 1883. She was the daughter of Henry Clinton Jacobs and Julia Ann Rice. She moved with her parents from Knox County to Butler County and at the age of 15 she moved to Dixon County where she spent the remainder of her earthly life.

On June 20, 1901 she was united in marriage with Edward Engel of Ponca. To this union were born six children, twin sons, two other sons, and two daughters. After their marriage, the couple resided on a farm west of Ponca until seven years ago when they retired and moved to Ponca.

In 1904, Mrs. Engel was received into the membership of Salem congregation by adult baptism.

Mrs. Engel is survived by her two sons, Evan of Carlton, Ore., and Kenneth of Ponca; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Courtier of Lafayette, Ore., and Mrs. Violet McIntyre of Ponca; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three brothers, Raymond of Seward, Nebr., Arthur of Sioux City, and Henry of Columbus, Nebr.; four sisters, Mrs. Eva Brink of Neigh, Nebr., Mrs. Dora Hopkins of Columbus, Neb., Mrs. Della Gensichen of Sioux City and Mrs. Irene Doan of Oroville, Calif.; several nephews and nieces and a host of friends.

Among the living are twin grandsons and twin grandson and daughter. Mr. Engel preceded her in death on September 1, 1950. Others preceding her in death include the twin sons, twin brothers, and three other brothers, George, Emerald and Ocie."

Family links: 
  Henry Clinton Jacobs (1852 - 1934)
  Julia Ann Rice Jacobs (1856 - 1922)
  Edward Engel (1878 - 1950)
  Edward L. Engel (1903 - 1903)*
  Edwin P. Engel (1903 - 1903)*
  Leo Evan Engel (1906 - 1979)*
  Doris O. Engel Courtier (1911 - 1995)*
  Violet Valaria Engel Swenson (1916 - 2011)*
  George Edgar Jacobs (1873 - 1935)*
  Aldora Ann Jacobs Hopkin (1875 - 1965)*
  Harvey Clinton Jacobs (1877 - 1936)*
  Harley Edwin Jacobs (1877 - 1946)*
  Ocie Elmer Jacobs (1880 - 1948)*
  Alta Lee Jacobs Engel (1883 - 1953)
  Eva Mae Jacobs Brink (1885 - 1972)*
  Henry Major Jacobs (1888 - 1970)*
  Della Elsie Jacobs Gensichen (1890 - 1971)*
  Raymond Leroy Jacobs (1892 - 1966)*
  Julia Arena Jacobs Doan (1895 - 1990)*
  Arthur Byron Jacobs (1897 - 1959)*
  Emerald Purl Jacobs (1899 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Ponca Cemetery
Ponca (Dixon County)
Dixon County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Sue Hofius
Originally Created by: CarolJJ
Record added: Aug 13, 2008
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~Rest In Peace~
- Janell Jakub Brichacek
 Added: Apr. 19, 2013
Great Aunt Alta, Thank you for raising Uncle Kenneth Jacobs. Rest in Peace.
- Janell Jakub Brichacek
 Added: Jun. 9, 2012

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