Jan Jacob

Funeral Director

Jan serves as a Funeral Director and Embalmer at Downing & Lahey. Jan, originally from Broken Bow, NE, earned his Associate Degree in Mortuary Arts from Kansas City Kansas Community College, and served as an apprentice with Bird-Snodgrass Funeral Home in Wichita. He worked for Downing & Lahey from 1985 – 1990, then moved to Denver before rejoining the firm in 2007. He and his wife, Vicki, have a daughter and grandson, along with two dogs. Jan is a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, and in his free time, Jan enjoys spending time with his family and riding motorcycles.



What our families say about Jan:

  • “Jan Jacob was outstanding throughout the entire process. Very happy with everything provided.” ~Alice
  • “Exemplary help and care. Mr. Jan Jacob has the patience of a saint.” ~ JoAnn