Marie C. (McManaman) Jacobi
October 29, 1937 – March 8, 2021
Marie Claire (McManaman) Jacobi was born on October 29, 1937 to James Joseph and Nora Margaret (McCarthy) McManaman in Spalding, NE. She passed away on Monday, March 8th in Omaha, NE. Marie grew up on a farm and graduated from Spalding Academy in 1955. She received a certificate to teach in a rural school in Wheeler County after taking Normal training in high school.
With a BS from the College of St. Mary in Omaha, an MS from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a Media Endorsement from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Marie was a teacher in Omaha at St. Margaret Mary School and St. Cecilia Cathedral School, and at Spalding Academy and Spalding Public School in Spalding, NE. On August 7, 1965, Marie married Daniel Martin Jacobi at St. Michael Catholic Church in Spalding. Her husband passed away on October 24, 1979.
Marie served on the Spalding Library Board, the Meridian Library Board, St. Michael’s Parish Council, and Spalding City Board. She was a member of St. Anne’s Altar Society, the Cedar Rapids Garden Club, and the Piecin’ Pals Quilt Club. She also serviced as Eucharistic Minister at St. Michael Catholic Church in Spalding.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel M. Jacobi; parents; brothers, Richard S. McManaman and Edward J. McManaman; sister, Dolores H. (McManaman) Murphy; brother-in-law, Jerry Murphy. She is survived by sons, Rick Jacobi and Jerry Jacobi (Rebecca); grandchildren: Abigail, Grant, and Audrey; sisters-in-law, Leona Marie McManaman and Colette McManaman; nephew, Dan McManaman (Joan); nieces: Marie Williamson (Jeff), Anne Carlson (Scott), Eileen Boetel (Mark), Connie McMahon (John), and Kathy Hasling (Glen).
SERVICES IN OMAHA: Visitation on Friday, March 12th from 6pm to 7:30pm at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 7:30pm.
SERVICES IN SPALDING, NE: Visitation on Sunday, March 14th from 5pm to 7pm at St. Michael Catholic Church, followed by Rosary at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, March 15th at 11am at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment: St. Michael Cemetery in Spalding.
Memorials are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church in Spalding. To view a live broadcast of the Mass at St. Wenceslaus in Omaha, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page.
The family requests that masks be worn at all services.