WAYNE F. JACOBSONWayne F. Jacobson, 83, of West Redwing St, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s surrounded by his family.
Wayne F. Jacobson, 83, of West Redwing St, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s surrounded by his family.
Wayne was born July 25, 1929 in Minneapolis to Joseph and Sigrid Jacobson.
He grew up in Duluth and spent his summers at his grandmother’s farm in Fredric, Wis. He graduated from Denfeld High School in 1947 and after graduation entered the Army. He was married to Joann Tendrup on Aug. 19, 956 and to this union three daughters were born. He worked at Huron Cement in Duluth for 36 years. After retirement, he started farming in Luck, Wis., where he was known as the “Pumpkin King”. His legacy on the farm will be continued.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Melvin.
He is survived by his wife, Joann; three daughters, Barb (Mark) Dryke, Carol Jacobson (Dave Opack) and Janice (Scott) Swenson all of Duluth; four grandchildren, Keely Dryke (Andy Drange), Jacob (Angie) Swenson, Jordyn Swenson (Travis Allen) and Derek Swenson; great-grandson, James Swenson and step great grandchildren, Allie and Vincent; his sister, Judy (James) Maki of Moose Lake, Minn., many sisters and brothers–in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff of St. Mary’s ER and NSICU and Dr Ohaju for their care and support.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in Concordia Lutheran Church. 2501 Woodland Ave. Rev David Tryggestad officiating. Memorials to Concordia Lutheran Church would be appreciated. To sign the guestbook online, please visit www.wlbfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home.