Donn A. Jacobs 1930—2016 Donn A. Jacobs, 86, of Rockford passed away Monday October 17, 2016 at Wesley Willows. Donn was born on February 21, 1930 in Rockford, the son of Francis and Mida (Ryan) Jacobs. Donn was a painter for Rockford Board of Education and worked out of Local #607. Donn is survived by his brothers: John (Dora) Jacobs and Thomas (Therese) Jacobs; sisters: Mary Sue Jacobs and Kay Dane. Donn was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Frances Trank. Graveside service to celebrate Donn's life will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel of Peace. Sunset Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com .