Gustav John Jakobs

June 15, 1925 - March 23, 2016
Gustav John Jakobs

Gustav John Jakobs, 90, of New Port Richey, passed away on March 23, 2016 at the Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point.  Born in the Bronx, NY on June 15, 1925, Gus was drafted to the US Navy in 1943 and served in WWII, achieving the rank of Coxswain before his honorable discharge in 1946.  He became a banker and worked up to the position of Vice President for CitiCorp.  When Gus retired, he moved from Manhattan to New Port RIchey in the late 1980s.  He has volunteered for Bayonet Point Hospital for several years and is also a former elder at Hope Lutheran Church.  He was very well liked and will be fondly missed.

Gus is survived by his wife Kay of 11 years; children: Wayne and Marianne; step children Carl, Trina, Theresa, and Andrew; grandchildren Daniel and Josh; and great grandchildren Derek, Alex, and Amanda.

A visitation will be held for Gus on April 5th, 2016 from 4-6pm at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.  A memorial service will later be held on April 23rd at Hope Lutheran Church.

Arrangements by Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home


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  • March 27, 2016
    Barbara Simpson says:
    Kay and family So sorry to hear of Gus's passing. He will be sadly missed in church. He always had a way of putting a smile on so many peoples faces. Kay may you and your family be at peace knowing that heaven just received another angel. RIP Gus, In our prayers. Bill & Barbara Simpson

  • March 31, 2016
    Linda Leone says:
    Kays So sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed meeting Gus when he would come bowling with you. I loved the many jokes he would tell us and his great sense of humor. He was a wonderful man and will be missed. God Bless you.

  • May 05, 2016
    Debbie..Gus' stepdaughter says:
    So sorry for your loss