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JACOBSEN, Jerrold Edward 1925-2018


Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 3/1/2018 at 15:26:35

U.S. Veteran

Jerrold "Jerry" Edward Jacobsen

May 12, 1925 - February 28, 2018

Obituary for Jerrold Edward "Jerry" Jacobsen\

Cedar Falls, Iowa – Jerrold “Jerry” Edward Jacobsen, age 92, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Western Home Communities Martin Center.

He was born May 12, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of S.C. and Leone (Short) Jacobsen. He graduated from Cedar Falls High School in the class 1943. He served in the US Army Air Corps from 1943-1945. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in 1949 and a law degree (JD) from the University of Iowa in 1952.

On March 21, 1951, he married Susan Jewell on Grosse Ile, Michigan. He worked as an attorney in Cedar Falls for 62 years retiring in 2015.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Janet (Dick) Lakin of Cedar Falls; two sons, Kirk (Joey) Jacobsen of Acworth, GA, and Kip (Dawn) Jacobsen of Bloomington, IL; seven grandchildren: Nicholas (Jennifer) Lakin of Cedar Falls, Benjamin (Kim) Lakin of Menlo Park, CA, Joseph (Emilee) Lakin of St. Louis, MO, Sam Jacobsen of Denver, CO, Drew Jacobsen of Acworth, GA, Ethan Jacobsen of Cedar Falls and Lindsey (Stephen) Van Gorp of Pella; and three great-grandkids, Trey, Maddax and Georgia Lakin.

Memorial services will be 11am Monday, at St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Cedar Falls.

Visitation will be from 3-6pm Sunday at Richardson Funeral Service in Cedar Falls and one hour prior to the service at church. Inurnment in Greenwood Cemetery, Cedar Falls.

Memorials may be directed to the church, Western Home Foundation, or Cedar Valley Hospice.

SOURCE: Richardson funeral home website


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