William “Jake” Frances Jakubowski, 61, of Columbia City, passed away at 9:56 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born Oct. 2, 1948 in Berlin, Wis., he was a son of Frances and Delores “Dodie” (Schliepp) Jakubowski.
Survivors include his sons, Thomas W. Jakubowski and Charles C. Jakubowski; mother, Delores “Dodie” Jakubowski; sister, Connie Pribnow; and father, Frances Jakubowski.
Visitation will be from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Randy Grimes, CFC officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given in Mr. Jakubowski’s memory to American Diabetes Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com  to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.