Born: September 10, 1922

Died: December 31, 2009

Married: Henry Jakobe

Children: Henry G. Jakobe Jr.

Virginia Ellis Jakobe was an art teacher at Saranac Lake Elementary School from 1970 until her retirement in 1990; she lived at 12 Rockledge Lane.

She and her husband turned the deconsecrated Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Bloomingdale into an antique shop called "The Sign of the Fish" open summers only. They subsequently turned the former Cohen Hardware store on New York Route 3 into another antique store that was open spring, summer and late fall.

She was a member of St. Luke's Ladies Guild.