DELAVAN – Jacob Los, age 97, of Delavan passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Vintage on the Ponds in Delavan. He was born in Sugar Creek Township on May 24, 1917 to Peter and Hattie (Logterman) Los. Jacob was united in marriage to Alice Mensonides on September 16, 1937 in Avon, SD. Alice passed away on July 10, 2003. Jacob was the owner and operator of Los Transfer and Storage (United Van Lines) in Delavan for 40 years. He was very active at Delavan Christian School at the Delavan Christian Reformed Church. Jacob is survived by four daughters, Sylvia Greenfield, of Louisiana, Janice Los Drake, of Elkhorn, Lois (Russell) Lindholm, of Elkhorn, and Ruth (Thomas) Kravenas, of Darien; three sons, Harold Los, of Delavan, Frank (Joyce) Los, of Ogema, WI, and Mel Los, of Delavan; 21 grandchildren and 50 great grandchildren; three sisters, Leona, Etheleen, and Joyce; three brothers, Wesley, Eugene, and Calvin; and many nieces and nephews. Jacob is preceded in death by his wife, Alice; his parents; two brothers, Francis and Clarence; two daughters-in law, Roselyn and Carol; and a son-in-law, Larry.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Delavan Christian Reformed Church, 850 Oak Street, with Rev. Dan Roeda officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 until the time of service on Tuesday at the church. Burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Lake Geneva. Memorials can be directed to Delavan Christian School. MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at monroefh.com