Barbara Helen “Barb” <I>Johnson</I> Jacobson


Barbara Helen “Barb” Johnson Jacobson

Waubay, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Death 25 Sep 2011 (aged 73)
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Sec 8 Row G
Memorial ID 161794070 View Source
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Barbara Jacobson
Watertown Public Opinion (SD) - Wednesday, September 28, 2011

WEBSTER - Barbara Jacobson, 73, of Webster died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Dougherty Hospice in Sioux Falls.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster. The Rev. Daniel Ostercamp will officiate.

Burial will be in the Webster Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster today (Wednesday) from 5 to 7 p.m. and prior to services on Thursday.

Active casketbearers will be Reid Valsvig, Chris Rieb, Blake Jacobson, Josh Bartos, John Spears and Bobby Rithmiller. Honorary casketbearers will be Drew Valsvig, Brian Rieb, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Barbara Helen Johnson was born on Wednesday, June 15, 1938, to Almon and Jenny (Holm) Johnson at Waubay. She was baptized at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Waubay. In 1943 the family moved to Webster where they attended American Lutheran Church where she was confirmed. She attended Webster public school and graduated from Webster High School in 1956.

On Aug. 12, 1956, she was united in marriage to Gerald "Jerry" Jacobson at American Lutheran Church in Webster. After living in several states, they returned to Webster in April 1971. She worked as a banker all of her career. In Webster she worked at Security Bank and then at F&M Bank (Great Western Bank), retiring as branch manager in 2002. For many years, until the fall of 1990 when it closed, she was often seen at the couple's ice cream shop, popularly known as JD's. She truly enjoyed being at JD's, socializing with friends, family and others who stopped through the area.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster where she was active in WELCA and ladies aide. Barb was well-known and respected throughout the community where she was proud to be a member of the Red Hat Society, Webster Kiwanis Club and Progressive Reader groups. She was an avid walker and especially enjoyed spending time with family. She also enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow up and participate in their sports and many other activities.

Barb passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Sioux Falls at the age of 73 years, 3 months and 10 days.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry; two sons, Scott Jacobson and Tim (Robin) Jacobson, both of Webster; three daughters, Susan (Mark) Rieb of Watertown, Kari (Doug) Valsvig of Webster and Ann (Scott) Hakes of Florida; four brothers, Duane "Sonny" (Carol) Johnson and Donald "Buddy" Johnson, both of Webster, Almon "Windy" (Barb) Johnson of Watertown and Robert "Bobby" (Eileen) Johnson of Chicago; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Kenneth and a sister, Margaret Delaney.
Watertown Public Opinion (SD) - Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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