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Jacobus DeJonge
Thursday, 08 February 1940 - Tuesday, 06 March 2018
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 Jacobus DeJonge, 78, was born in ZaanDam, Holland on February 8, 1940, and passed away at home on March 6, 2018, in Lee, Florida. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Beggs Funeral Chapel, with visitation at 10:00 AM.

After graduation from the Dutch Merchant Marine Academy, he Co-Captained ships around the world for twenty years. He moved to the United Stated in 1978, where he captained the Afternoon Delight charter yacht, and maintained all the equipment for the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Co. in Tampa, Florida. He married Sharon Stilwell DeJonge in 2003 and settled in North Florida.

 He is survived by his wife, Sharon of Lee, Florida; daughter, Sandra DeJonge of ZaanDam, step-son, Matthew Alexander (Lianna) of Tampa, Florida, step daughter, Alicia Ward (Jim) of Lee, Florida, five grandchildren, Hannah, Elijah, and Micah Alexander, and Tyler and Molly Ward; and his beloved dog, Lucy.  He leaves two brothers, Ab and Leen, in Holland, and many more loving relatives and friends. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice. 

  

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