Former Blue Hill resident Elva June Caroline Emma Jacobitz, 89, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society-St. Luke’s, Kearney, NE.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Hill with Pastor Jeffrey Kuddes officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Blue Hill. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday with the family present at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Hill.
She was born on August 23, 1930, at the Blue Hill Hospital to Edward and Anna (Sommerfeld) Meyer. She attended Trinity Evangelical Lutheran School and then attended Blue Hill High School.
Elva June married Eldon Jacobitz on November 2, 1947. They lived on a farm near Trumbull, NE and had four sons, Wallace LaMoine, Ronald Eldon, Jerry Allen, and William Edward.
Elva June and her sons moved to Blue Hill in 1956, where she lived until 2010 when she moved to Hastings. In 2014, she relocated to Kearney.
In Blue Hill, Elva June worked for one year as the custodian at Trinity Lutheran School. She then worked at the Crocker Nursing Home, the Blue Hill Leader (as a typesetter and proofreader), and the Blue Hill Care Center. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was confirmed on May 14, 1944, and was active in Ladies Aid. Although she enjoyed gardening, baking, and playing cards, her greatest pleasure was spending time with her family.
Elva June is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Anna Meyer; son, Ronald Jacobitz; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Jacobitz; great-great-grandson, Jasper Jacobitz; brothers, Herbert, Gerhardt, and Orville; and sisters, Anita, Edna, and Deloris.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Wally of Kearney, Jerry of Pawnee City, and Bill and his wife Kathy of Papillion; daughter-in-law, Connie Jacobitz of Papillion; sisters-in-law, Deloris Torske and Margaret Meyer; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.