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.