Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bandows in:
 • Augustana Lutheran Cemetery
 • Gibbon
 • Sibley County
 • Minnesota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Florence Helen Jacobson Bandow
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 27, 1916
Delhi
Redwood County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 2009

Bandow, Florence Helen (Jacobson) Age 92 Died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009. She was born April 27, 1928, in Delhi, MN, daughter of Jacob Albin Jacobson and Vera Helene (Kienzler) Jacobson. She attended Delhi Grammar School and was graduated from Redwood Falls High School. She went to Mankato Teachers' College and was conferred an elementary teaching certificate. She first taught in a rural one-room school near Gibbon, MN.

While at Gibbon, she met Gilbert C. Bandow, whom she married on Dec. 23, 1941 She also taught at Adrian and Worthington, MN. She and her husband owned the Hy-Way Service Oil Co. in Gibbon, where she worked part time for the US Post Office. She was active in her church and served as church organist for 19 years. She gave piano lessons; enjoyed gardening, sewing and playing cards; worked on many community service projects; and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the DAR. After retiring she and her husband moved to St. Paul, where she trained and volunteered to teach English as a Second Language.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert, her parents, and three sisters, Judith Jacobson, Janet Jacobson, and Pauline (Francis) FitzSimmons. She is survived by three daughters, Helen Bandow of St. Paul, Marian (Paul) Gaboriault of Rhinelander, WI, and Louise (Robert) Elliott of Burnsville; three grandchildren, Genevieve Gaboriault (Jon) Nordin, of St. Paul, Blaise Gaboriault, of St. Paul, and Ian Ellliott of Burnsville.; and a sister, Ruth (Robert) Johnson, of Plymouth.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill, St. Paul. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Service at 11:00. Internment will be at Augustana Lutheran Church Cemetery in Gibbon, MN.

Published in the Pioneer Press on 3/3/2009 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Gilbert Carl Bandow (1912 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Augustana Lutheran Cemetery
Gibbon
Sibley County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Steve Carlson
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74266780
Florence Helen <i>Jacobson</i> Bandow
Added by: Steve Carlson
 
Florence Helen <i>Jacobson</i> Bandow
Added by: Steve Carlson
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service