Ronald Jacobs Jr.

June 20, 1965
August 6, 2023

Ronald “Ron” T. Jacobs Jr., 58, De Pere resident, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Sunday morning, August 6, 2023.  He was born on June 20, 1965, in Green Bay to the late Ronald Sr. and Mercedes (VanMeerBeek) Jacobs.  Ron graduated from Green Bay East High School with the class of 1983.  On September 10, 1988, he married Brenda Pokorny at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Green Bay.  Ron began working at Procter and Gamble in 1996 as a machine operator and retired in 2021.  He enjoyed watching the Brewers and Packers play.  Ron took great pride in his new trucks and it of course had to be a Chevy Tahoe.  He also liked riding his Honda motorcycle and going snowmobiling.  Ron was very thrifty and always knew how to find a great deal.  He was fun-loving and had a great sense of humor.  Above all, he loved spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; children, Kayla (Nathan) Kleczewski and Michael (fiancée, Michelle Paulson) Jacobs; grandchildren, Alivia, Liam and Hutson Kleczewski; brothers, Gary (Sue) Jacobs and Al (Sandy) Jacobs; sisters, Mary Jacobs and Jean (Terry) Larsen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kim Hutchison, Kelly (Jon) Stradel and Bill Pokorny; his grandpets, Moose and Luna; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Jacobs; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dave and Jean Pokorny.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4805 Sportsman Dr., De Pere, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.  Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Mike Ingold officiating.  Entombment will take place in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.  Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund will be established.

August 12, 2023
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Community [map]
Funeral Mass
August 12, 2023
11:00 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Community [map]

Alex Bahrke is serving the family.