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Lily Bird Sandvig Jacobson 1904-1977


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/20/2013 at 02:41:30

Lily Bird Jacobson
Graettinger Services for Lily Bird Jacobson, 72, Graettinger, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel Lutheran Church, Graettinger, with Pastor O.J. Reitz officiating. Interment will be in High Lake Cemetery.

Mrs. Jacobson died Wednesday, May 11, 1977, at her home in Graettinger.

She was born July 10, 1904, at Graettinger, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sandvig. She received her education in schools in Graettinger and Cedar Rapids, where she obtained a teaching certificate. Mrs. Jacobson taught for many years before her marriage.

She was married to Blanchard Jacobson at Graettinger on March 15, 1936. The couple farmed in Emmet County before retiring and moving to Graettinger.

Mrs. Jacobson was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church, Graettinger, and active in the ALCW and other church activities.

She is survived by her husband, Blanchard; three sons, David Jacobson, Graettinger, Donald Jacobson, Minneapolis, Minn., and Richard Jacobson, Lakefield, Minn.; three sisters, Mrs. R.S. (Florence) Knutsen, Estherville, Mrs. Ordine (Adeline) Olson, Estherville, and Mrs. Leland (Erlene) Aanonson, Denver, Colo.; and one brother, Gordon Sandvig, Estherville.

Mrs. Jacobson was precede in death by a daughter, her parents and two brothers.

Friends may call at Fuhrman Funeral Home, Graettinger, until noon Saturday, when the body will be taken to the church. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 13, 1977)


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