BLUE EARTH - Evelyn H. Jacobson, age 88, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at United Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Dr. Mark Wilms officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th St., in Blue Earth, and one hour before the service Saturday at the church.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com
She was born Aug. 21, 1926, the daughter of Walter and Henrietta (Hoelmer) Daleske. She graduated from Welcome High School in 1944. On Aug. 28, 1948, she married Alvin "Pete" Jacobson in Welcome. They farmed at rural Guckeen all of their lives until retiring in 2003. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She loved baking, canning, making kringle, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles, and most of all, spending time with her family.
She is survived by her son, Mike (Joann) Jacobson of Blue Earth; grandson, Nathan (Hani) Jacobson of St. Cloud; granddaughter, Sara (Matt) Theede of New Richland; five great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Leyla, and Elijah Jacobson, and Elise and Nora Theede.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brother, Arnold Daleske.