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Baste Jacobson 1873-1947

JACOBSON, KNUTSON, SORENSON, LIEN, HENDRICKS, BROWN, SCHOW, HORSWELL, HORSEWELL, SHUGGEDAL, SKUGGEDAL, KALHOVD

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/20/2013 at 00:43:20

Baste Jacobson Dies; Rites To Be Held Tuesday
Services at Lutheran Church in Graettinger
Funeral services for Baste Jacobson, 73, will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Blanchard Jacobson home and at 2:30 p.m. in the First Lutheran church at Graettinger. Rev. M.C. Thompson of Emmetsburg will officiate and burial will be at the High Lake cemetery.

Mr. Jacobson became ill from pneumonia April 6. He recovered, and two weeks later became ill with rheumatism and complications. He died at his home Thursday evening, May 22, at 9 p.m. at the age of 73 years, 9 months.

Baste Jacobson, son of Larse and Martha Jacobson, was born Aug. 22, 1873, at Maasfjord, Bergen, Norway. He received his education in Norway and in 1892 came to Graettinger. He did carpentering and other work until his marriage to Gudve Knutson of Voss, Norway. They farmed until 1901 when they returned to Norway with the intention of making their home there, but they returned here in 1902. In 1911, they moved to a farm Mr. Jacobson purchased in southern High Lake township.

His wife died in February, 1929, and in 1931, Baste Jacobson married Aletta Sorenson of Norway. They made their home on the farm until 1939 when they moved to a house he built on his acreage on the south shore of Mud lake.

Mr. Jacobson was a member of the First Lutheran church in Graettinger, and was the last charter member of the church. He was preceded in death by one daughter and two sons who died in infancy.

Besides the widow, his survivors are five daughters, Mrs. Oscar Lien, Watson, Minn.; Mrs. Nellie Hendricks, Mrs. Will Brown and Mrs. Jack Schow, all of Wilmington, Calif.; Mrs. Barney Horsewell, Faribault, Minn.; and three sons, Lewis of Kirby, Ore.; Blanchard, Graettinger; Carl of Wilmington, Calif., and 11 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lovisa Skuggedal, Maasfjord, Bergen, Norway; and one brother, Jorgen Kalhovd, of Astoria, Ore. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 24, 1947)

Baste Jacobson Dies
Funeral services for Baste Jacobson, 73, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Blanchard Jacobson home and at 2;30 at the First Lutheran Church in Graettinger. The Rev. C.M. Thompson of Emmetsburg officiated. Burial was at High Lake cemetery.

Mr. Jacobson became ill of pneumonia April 6. He recovered but two weeks later became ill with rheumatism. Complications developed and he died at his home Thursday evening, May 22 at 9:00 o’clock.

Baste Jacobson, son of Lasse and Martha Jacobson, was born August 22, 1873 at Maasfjord, Bergen, Norway. He received his education in Norway and on April 1, 1892 he arrived in Graettinger. He did carpenter and other work until his marriage in 1897 to Gudve Knutson of Voss, Norway. They farmed until 1901 when they returned to Norway with the intention of making their home there. They returned here in 1902. In 1911 they moved to a farm in southern High Lake township which he had purchased.

Mr. Jacobson died in February 1929, and in 1931 Mr. Jacobson married Aletta Sorenson of Norway. They made their home on the farm until 1939 when they moved to the home he built on his acreage on the south shore of Mud Lake.

Mr. Jacobson was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Graettinger. He was the last charter member of that church. He was preceded in death by one daughter and two sons who died in infancy.

Besides his widow his survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Oscar Lien, Watson, Minn., Mrs. Nellie Hendricks, Mrs. Mildred Brown, Mrs. Jack Schow, Wilmington, California, Mrs. Barney Horswell, Faribault, Minn., three sons, Lewis, Kirby, Ore., Blanchard, Graettinger, Carl of Wilmington, Calif., and eleven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Louisa Shuggedal, Maasfjord, Bergen, Norway; one brother Jorgen Kalhovd of Astoria, Oregon. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, May 29, 1947)


 

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