Karen S. Jacobs, 71

     Karen S. Jacobs, 71, of Shell Rock died on Thursday, July 4, 2024, at Unity Point Health-Allen Memorial in Waterloo.
     Karen Suzanne Jacobs was born on October 26, 1952, the daughter of Joseph and Martha (Hosek) Clark in Cresco, Iowa. She attended cosmetology college in Waterloo. Karen worked at JC Penny’s Beauty Salon and at Waterloo Industries.  On August 1, 1992, she was united in marriage to Bruce Lee Jacobs in Waterloo. She retired in October of 2014.
    She had a passion for playing golf.
     Survivors are her husband, Bruce Jacobs of Shell Rock; daughter, Kimberly (Steve) Jacobsen of Evansdale; two sons, Zackery (Melissa) Jacobs of Clarksville and Uriah Jacobs of Waverly; three grandchildren, Tayna, Gavin and Keidan Jacobs; and five sisters, Virginia Clark of Cresco, Elaine Brookins of Cresco, Patricia Clark of Baline, MN, Debra (John) Hayward of Alabama and Lynette (Dan) Thornberg of Des Moines; sister-in-law, Diane (Jeff) Johnson of Parkersburg and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her in-laws, LeRoy and Leona Jacobs and two brothers-in-law, Roger Brookins and Gene Jacobs.
     Karen has been cremated and there will be a celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences for Karen can be left atwww.kaisercorson.com.
     Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly is assisting the Jacobs family.  319-352-1187


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