She was born in Eaton, NY to William and Marie (Elliott) Mulks on September 21, 1927. She was a 1945 graduate of Janesville High School. Bea married Lawrence Jacobs on April 9, 1949. He preceded her in death on April 24, 2017. She and Larry farmed most of their married life. Together Bea and Larry had two sons; Daniel (Sally) Jacobs, Atlanta, GA and Gordon Jacobs, Fort Atkinson, WI.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers Edward (WWII) and Donald; sister Dorothy (Mulks) Kerley. She has a surviving sister-in-law Billie Mae (Runyard) Mulks, Mesa, AZ. Bea was a great mom, friend, and inspiration.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 11:30 am at Nitardy Funeral Home 550 N. Newcomb St., Whitewater, WI 53190. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10:30 am until the time of the service.