Gerald C. (Jake) Jacobson, 79, passed away on October 17, 2021 after a battle with cancer.
Jake was born in Franklin, MN to Carl and Sylvia (Harder) Jacobson on May 9, 1942. He attended school in Sleepy Eye, MN, graduating in 1960.
Jake joined the Air Force after graduation, being stationed in Duluth, MN and then Hurlburt Field/Eglin AFB, FL.
He married Susanne Kauppi in 1964 and they had three children.
After retiring from the Air Force, they came to Ely, MN, Sue’s hometown. Jake worked for the City of Ely as a Police and Fire Dispatcher and Fire Truck Driver.
He is survived by his wife Sue, daughter Barbara (David Stone) Anderson, sons Steven (Molly) Jacobson, and Lee (Cristin McMullen) Jacobson; grandchildren Jessica Anderson, Emily Jacobson, Lindsay Jacobson, Sam Jacobson; sisters: Joyce (Scott) Seifert, Lorraine Haas; brothers: Larry (Susan) Jacobson and David (Julie) Jacobson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Veterans On The Lake with military honors provided by the Ely Honor Guard
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
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