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Feb 06, 1950 - Aug 14, 2020


February 06, 1950 - August 14, 2020


Julie Ann Jacob, 70, of Gwinn, died peacefully Friday evening, August 14, 2020, at her home, while under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice.

She was born February 6, 1950, in Ishpeming, a daughter of Orville and Emma (Willette) Sather.

Julie, with her two brothers, were caregivers for their parents. She was also the caregiver for an aunt plus two other elderly people. She worked for 3 years at the Sawyer YMCA and was a concession stand worker at Gwinn High School Saturday Night Hoops program until it closed in May of 2015.

Julie enjoyed gardening and working with children and adults at the YMCA and the hoops program.

She is survived by her husband of over 50 years, Douglas Jacob of Gwinn; two daughters, Beth (Chris) Shrom of Morgantown, PA and Ivonne (Mike) Miller of Gladstone, MI; two sons, Aaron and Allen Jacob, both of Gwinn; grandsons, Joshua & Zachary Shrom; brother, Aaron Sather of Gwinn; a nephew, Justin Sather of Gwinn; sister, Susan Fosterling of Gwinn; other nieces, nephews and cousins; and best friend, Gail Kluetsch of Gwinn. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Sam (Lori Normand) Sather; nephew, Ryan Sather; and a brother, Edward Sather.

As requested, there will be no services.

Memorial contributions can be made to UPAWS, PO Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855.

Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com


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