Graveside services for Kathy Jacobs, former member of the theatre department, were held Sept. 1, 2018 at the Carson Community Cemetery in Carson, ND, with Pastor Bethany Haberstroh officiating. She was 67.
Kathy passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at her home in Carson.
Katherine “Kathy” Jean Jacobs was born on Dec. 27, 1950, to John and Martha (Dittus) Jacobs. She was raised in Carson, ND, attended school and graduated with honors from the Roosevelt Public School, class of 1968. Kathy attended UND and received her undergraduate degree. While in college she designed and sewed costumes for the drama department.
Kathy worked at a summer theater in Moorhead, MN, designing and sewing costumes. She then received her Master Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Kathy went back to for UND in the theater department until her diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis forced her to retire. Kathy returned home to Carson where she loved her cats and her garden.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, John and Martha Jacobs; her grandparents and one cousin.
She is survived by her cousins, Kay Stevenson, Carson, ND, Patsy (Dan) Griffen, in CO, Leota (Gene) Linehan, in SD, Beth (Tom) Feldman, in CA, Clarence Jacobs Jr., in New Zealand, and several extended family members.