Tarren Grant Jakobi, age 27 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, November 1, 2019.
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He was born March 18, 1992 on Galveston Island, Texas the son of Dietrich and Margo D. Jakobi.
After being born in Texas, Tarren and his parents moved to the Lake of the Ozarks and later Jefferson City where he finished his schooling.
Tarren was employed at the Missouri Wildflower Nursery for the past few years and considered that team his work family. His main passion was being a wordsmith, writer, author, and budding performance artist. He was currently writing several different books and was a frequent collaborator with local artists. He was also an avid supporter and friend to the local music community in Jefferson City. Tarren had an uncompromising creative vision and was generous with people he knew and loved.
A friendship with Tarren embodied humor, honesty, wisdom and loyalty. Among Tarren’s many gifts, perhaps his most recognized was his ability to be present and have a listening ear. He cherished relationships above anything else and friends and family could always count on Tarren to be there for them. He was easy on the eyes, genuine of heart and simply unforgettable.
Survivors include: his mother, Margo Jakobi of Henley, Mo., his father, Dietrich Jakobi (husband Shawn) of Henley, Mo.; two brothers, Gavin Drey Jakobi and Sage Haven Jakobi, both of Henley, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Innis Truschka of Macks Creek, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Pat Jakobi of Galveston Island, Tx.; his girlfriend, Charlotte Renner; and his best friends that he thought of as brothers, Fares and Maher Akremi and their mother, Janet Akremi.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Fredrick Wauge; paternal grandfather, George Jakobi; and one aunt, Freya Jakobi.
A reception and pot luck dinner to honor Tarren will start at 4:00 p.m. and continue throughout the evening on Monday, November 11, 2019 in the Banquet Room of Bone’s Restaurant. A time of sharing will begin at 7:00 p.m. Monday so please come with your stories, pictures and memories to share.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Tarren Jakobi Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 95, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Freeman Mortuary.