Connie Rae Jacobi

Connie Rae Jacobi

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Connie Rae Jacobi

February 25, 1971~February 7, 2018


Connie passed peacefully at her home in

St. Louis, Missouri surrounded by her parents and fiancé.


Connie is survived by her parents, Connie & Deanie Jacobi; fiancé, Stephen Ford; her stepbrother, Gordon Reed; Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.


Connie was born at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on February 25, 1971.


She attended Lutheran South High School where she was an outstanding student along with being a Track and Cross Country VIP for all four years.  While in High School, she was instrumental in the creation of the DARE program.


She received the President’s Scholarship to attend St. Louis University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree, graduating in 3 years cum laude.


Connie continued her education getting a Master’s Degree from SIU, Edwardsville and was studying for her Doctorate Degree.


Her Career was always in helping people, and she was employed for 17 years for Bridgeway Behavioral Services.


Not only was she a counselor for Bridgeway, but in her spare time she was very active in rescuing Animals working with Stray Haven and Sapa, taking in pregnant cats, volunteering to get the kittens a forever  home.


For 10 years, Connie volunteered for St. Louis Renaissance and was instrumental in the opening and its success.


Connie was very avid in supporting Susan Komen’s 3Day Walk, having walked 60 miles each time for a total of 5 years and raising money for the Cure of Breast Cancer.


She was a 25 year member of Daughters of the Nile, an organization for women who support Shriner’s Hospital for Children.


Connie was loved by all who knew her and will be missed by all.


A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 10:00am at Watson Terrace Christian Church (Mt. Tabor), 4205 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63109


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or any Animal Rescue Fund in Connie’s name.

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  1. Connie says:

    Connie I miss you so much Rest In Peace my baby girl. You were a great daughter and touched so many lives with your kindness, tenderness that was a special part of you.
    I’ll miss talking to you each and every day.
    God Bless you

  2. Beatty Shipley says:

    My heart is broken for you! I can’t imagine how you feel or have suffered. Just know that your friends are here waiting for your return!
    I loved the video. It helped me to get to know Connie a little. Great smiles throughout the video!
    Love and prayers!

  3. Bill & Gail Balkwill says:

    What a beautiful life Connie had being raised and guided by the two of you. Your loss is unimaginable but we know you will remember and focus on the beautiful memory of your Connie. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be directed your way. Love you! Bill and Gail.

  4. David Jacobi Sr says:

    I will always remember you and love you. You were the 1st baby I ever held. God bless you and keep you in his loving arms. I will miss seeing your beautiful face and personality.

  5. Jennifer Brinkley says:

    Connie, you were a truly beautiful soul and honored me by calling me sister. It was a blessing to have you in my life in so many ways. I’m sad your life was cut short, but I’ll always hold you in my heart and remember the sweet woman who encouraged me to follow my dreams with rescue and kicked me when I needed. You will never be forgotten. Enjoy your peace, you earned it! I love you. Your little soul sister, Jen.

  6. Mom says:

    Connie, I miss you so much. I will miss our walks on the beach, our kayak trips on Current River, our Susan Komen 3day, sleeping in tents, our fun in the pool. There is so much I will miss, but most of all your love for God’s Animals. You are a beautifu daughter. I LOVE YOU!

  7. Mom says:

    Connie, I miss you so much. I will miss our walks on the beach, our kayak trips on Current River, our Susan Komen 3day, sleeping in tents, our fun in the pool. There is so much I will miss, but most of all your love for God’s Animals. You are a beautifu daughter. I LOVE YOU!
    Piggy Poo!

  8. PAM Herald says:

    Dear Connie and Deanie, our love goes out to you both. We are sad for your loss but know you enjoyed your lovely daughter and her you. I don’t think Many people have that special
    Bond you had. One day you will meet again. Until then I pray God will give you peace and joy because of your wonderful memories. Love you both. PAM and Ken

  9. Dolores Sulik Macaulay says:

    My love and prayers go out to both of you,you raised a beautiful daughter who has been on my prayer list for a long time you are there too love Dolores

  10. Elfriede Faulstich says:

    Memories of a happy girl always a welcoming smile on her pretty face.
    I see her now in her heavenly home
    Waiting to greet us. May our Lord give you the strength and peace till we see her again.💞 Elfriede & Al

  11. Tina Dammrich says:

    I will always treasure our many adventures together. You were my best friend and sister growing up. You were strong and a natural born leader. I love you and will forever be a better person because of the years we spent together.

  12. Kelly (Barna) Scriber says:

    Mr. and Mrs. Jacobi…I am so incredibly sad to hear this. I know I haven’t seen Connie in many years but I’ll never forget being at your house…spending the night and most of all swimming in your pool with Connie. I’m so sad. You both are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love from a childhood friend…
    Kelly Barna.

  13. David and Mickey Joly says:

    Our deepest sympathy on Connie Rae’s untimely passing.

    Her love lives on in the lives she touched with her gentle, caring way. In the words she spoke, in the hearts she warmed, in the joy she brought each day.

    Connie & Deanie, May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well-lived.

    Rest in Peace, Connie Rae, we will never forget you. I’m glad our path crossed and we had a few good times together.

    Mickey and David Joly

  14. Jay Desai says:

    I knew Connie from college at St. Louis University. I am sadden by her passing. God will take good care of you now. Rest in Peace