Stena Peters Jacobs was born December 29, 1910 at Monroe, SD to John and Tena (Burma) Peters. Her father died when she was 3 years old and her mother then married Herman D. Johnson. She grew up and attended school in the Chancellor, SD area. Stena gave her life to the Lord in 1927 and was baptized by the Rev. Carl Swyter. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chancellor for many years where she taught Bible School, Sunday School and was president of the Mission Circle and served on many committees. On November 8, 1935 she married Fred Jacobs at Chancellor. They lived in Tea for forty-one years where they owned Jacobs Garage and Stena served as substitute postmistress. In 1976 they retired and moved to Emery and became members of the Emery First Baptist Church. Stena enjoyed many crafts and made over 600 fur fabric foot pillows, over 200 pillow case dolls and many quilts and afghans. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, dearly loved by all.
She is survived by her daughter, Fern Decker and husband Robert of Alexandria, granddaughter, Kathy Frueh and husband Doug and their children, Austin and Brian of Centennial, CO, grandson, David Decker and wife Joanne and their son, Joshua of Sedona, AZ and six nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, her parents, two brothers, Henry Peters and wife Magdalena, John Johnson, two sisters, Ann Johnson, Hattie Jibben Christiansen and husbands Thomas and Norman and two nephews.