Jakobsen, Barbara

December 5, 1943 ~ July 30, 2016

imageJAKOBSEN, Barbara Joyce – Age 72, of Brigden, formerly of Mooretown, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Bert Jakobsen (2015) for 52 years. Loving mother of Sandy (Ryan) Duffy of Sombra. Dear Nana of Abbygayle, Chloe and Samuel Duffy. Dear sister of Evelyn (late Ralph) White, Sharon (Allan) Long and Dorothy (Donald) Goodman. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Irwin and Dorothy (Berdan) O’Rielly, brothers William Savoy and David O’Rielly.

Following Barb’s wishes there will be a graveside service announced at a later date. Cremation has taken place.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or “U” Turn Ministries.



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  1. Sandy we’re so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. We worked with Barb at Lakeland Industrial for many years and she was a very special lady. We haven’t seen her in along time, but I always remember how much she spoke of you and how much you meant to her and your dad. She’ll be missed greatly. Our thoughts are with you and your family

  2. Sandy, Ryan, Abby, Chloe and Samuel…..Please accept our sincere condolences upon hearing of the passing of your Mom. Great memories of her time with you will keep you strong. Hugs to all xo

  3. You will be missed Barb !! Remembering a lot of long nights together at Great West Auctions. Give Bert a hug for me.

  4. I worked with Barb years ago. I remember her fondly as a very kind and special lady. So sorry for your loss.

  5. With our sincere condolences on your loss. She was a great lady, and sure she will be missed by kids. Our prayers are with you Sandy and the family. Sincerely Christine & Mike Ward and Girls

  6. Sandy and Family : We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Many good memories of long hours at the arena and travelling to competitions as a team of kids and parents where we loved and supported each other. Barb was a great person and will be missed. The LaPier family

  7. Dear Sandy: I am so sorry for your loss! Barb and I were friends from a very early age. Went to school together and lived on the same “good ole Murray Street” in Corunna. Please know I am thinking about you and your family … Lynn Dobson

  8. Dear Sandy and family,
    So sorry to hear of Barbs passing. We have known Barbara for many years. We hope your fond memories of your Mom will comfort you in the future.
    Tom and Lucy

  9. Sorry to hear about your sudden loss Sandy and family. We saw Barb and had a nice chat with her a few weeks ago in Canadian Tire. Our sincere sympathy.

  10. We are so very sorry, to hear about Barb`s passing. Our prayers are with you and all, your family,

  11. Al & I are so sorry for the loss of your Mother Sandy. We will always remember just last week when we had a Chat with You & Barb. Our Sincere Condolences to You & Your Family. Al & NORMAJEAN White.

  12. Please accept our most sincere condolences. We have known Barb (and Bert) for many years and have some great memories with both of them. I am so glad to have gotten to see Barb and give her a great big hug a couple of weeks ago.

  13. Our sincere condolences to Barb’s family. We had a lot of fun over the years working with Barb and Bert and travelling around the countryside. Never a dull moment. She introduced me to putting olives on hotdogs and hamburgers – yum! She always talked about her daughter and granddaughter with pride! I will miss her greatly and sorry I didn’t connect with her in the last couple of months. Brenda and Bruce Miner

  14. We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom Sandy. Just getting to know her for a short time I feel as though I have known her forever. She was a very kind and fun lady and truly worshipped her family. She will be missed at the seniors as she was well liked by everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as well as Henry. May good memories help you through this sad time. Sincerely Ron and Jackie Atmore.