Dan Jacob


Daniel Jacob

Daniel Thomas Jacob, age 44 of Garvin, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 10 at Tracy Lutheran Church.

Visitation is 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Tracy Area Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.  Interment is in the Tracy City Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.  Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Daniel Jacob was born September 16, 1966 in Marshall, Minnesota to Donald and Bonnie Rose (Fogel) Jacob.  Dan was a Boy Scout and wrestled for Tracy High School, taking 3rd place in the State Tournament during his senior year.  He graduated from Tracy High School in 1985, and attended Granite Falls Vo-Tech.  Dan joined the US National Guard and was an M60 Gunner. On January 14, 1989 he was united in marriage to Kelly Nuy at Tracy Lutheran Church.  After the wedding they moved to the Twin Cities, and returned to the Tracy area in 1992.  Dan worked for his uncle, George Jacob Construction.  After George passed away on October 22, 2009, Dan took over the construction business.  He was a snowmobile, archery, ATV, and firearm safety instructor.   Dan was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying shooting, hunting, and fishing.  He also loved bowling, darts, and spending time with his family and friends especially around the bonfire.
Dan is survived by his wife Kelly of 22 years; children: Nathan Jacob of Marshall, Brandi Jacob (special friend Cody Meyer) of Minneota, and Joshua Jacob of Garvin; grandson Skylar Platt; his dad Donald Jacob of Tracy; siblings: Teresa (Jeff) Goettig of Currie and Darren (Kelly) Jacob of Tracy.  Dan is also survived by his grandmother Bonita Fogel of Westbrook; father and mother-in-law George & Shirley Nuy of Champlain; brother-in-law Daniel Nuy of Roseville; nephews: Aaron Goettig, Derick Goettig, and Tim Jacob; nieces: Stephanie Jacob and Sabrina Wilson; 2 great nephews; 2 great nieces; and many other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his mother Bonnie Rose, paternal grandparents, maternal grandfather, several uncles and aunts, cousin John Jacob, and brother-in-law Scott Nuy.

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