|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1940|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 2011|
From: The Ottawa Daily Times - 6/7/2011
James 'Jake' Jacobsen Sr. 1940-2011
PAW PAW — James "Jake" Jacobsen Sr., 70, of Paw Paw, passed away June 1 at Alden Park Strathmoor Nursing Home in Rockford.
He was born Oct. 25, 1940, in Chicago, the son of George and Mary (James) Jacobsen. He was united in marriage to Carol Pahl on May 2, 1959.
Jim was very involved with First Presbyterian Church of Paw Paw, serving as an elder of the church. He loved working on sculptures, old cars, fishing, boating, cooking, gardening, painting and eating barbeque.
He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He touched many lives.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; five children, James (Karen) Jacobsen Jr., Debbie Gardiner, Randy (Tina) Jacobsen, Jennifer (Robert) Seldal and Jeffrey Jacobsen; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Robert (Debbie) Jacobsen; and a sister, Jean Jacobsen.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at First Presbyterian Church, 398 Chicago Road, Paw Paw, with the funeral service immediately following and the Rev. Anne Hoflen officiating. Interment will follow at Wyoming Township Cemetery. For more information, contact Torman Funeral Home at 815-627-3811.
Torman Funeral Home
510 Flagg St., Paw Paw, IL 61353
Created by: Kurt Johnson
Record added: Jun 07, 2011
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