MIDDLEFIELD - Jacob W. Detweiler, 89, of Middlefield, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 22, 2013, at home.
He was born Oct. 3, 1924 in Middlefield, the son of Wollie N. and Clara J. Byler Detweiler.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Jacob is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sara M. Gingerich, whom he married June 30, 1949; children, Marie Weaver, Paul Detweiler, Leona Miller, William Detweiler; three brothers; three sisters; 24 grandchildren; 68 great-grand-children.
Jacob was preceded in death by four sisters; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at 15550 Newcomb Road, Middlefield.
Visitation will be anytime until the time of service.
Jacob's final resting place will be in Yoder Cemetery, Parkman.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Best Funeral Home, Middlefield.