|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2007|
Blanche C. Jacobson, 93, of LeRoy, Minn., died Jan. 10, 2007, at the Adams Healthcare Center in Adams, Minn., where she had resided since June of 2005.
Blanche Caroline Walvatne was born on Dec. 19, 1913, in Ossian, Iowa, to Enoch and Anna (Osterhus) Walvatne. She grew up in that area and attended country school in rural Ossian through the eighth grade. She was united in marriage in July of 1935 to Raymond L. Johansen. They resided on a farm in Alpha, Iowa. He passed away in 1941. On Oct. 6, 1949, she married Earl H. Jacobson of LeRoy. They were married in West Union, Iowa. They farmed many years in LeRoy, and upon retiring from the farm they moved into LeRoy.
She was a member of the LeRoy Evangelical Lutheran Church, active in its bible study circle and the quilting work, and RSVP volunteer work at area nursing homes. Her greatest love was baking and cooking. She had a green thumb with her plants. Blanche enjoyed music and she also played the organ, accordion, and the piano.
Blanche is survived by her husband, Earl, of LeRoy; daughter from her first marriage, Anna (Johansen) Olson, of LeRoy; two granddaughters: Morrissa (Jon) Allen, of Prior Lake, Minn.; and Eve Beebe, of Burnsville, Minn.; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband; eight month old son, Adrian, from her first marriage; grandson, Lee; three sisters: Clarice, Lila and Irene; and two brothers.
Funeral services for Blanche will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the LeRoy Evangelical Lutheran Church in LeRoy, Minn., with Rev. Thomas Kolden officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be at the LeRoy Lutheran Cemetery.
Enoch Johnson Anderson Walvatne (1885 - 1957)
Anna Elizabeth Osterhus Walvatne (1892 - 1978)
Raymond L Johansen (1906 - 1942)*
Earl Harold Jacobson (1915 - 2012)*
Adrian Arthur Johansen (1940 - 1941)*
Le Roy Cemetery
Created by: =Kathy=
Record added: Jan 11, 2007
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