Helen Mae Jacobson, 93 of Grand Island, died on November 5, 2021 at the Regional Medical Center in Grand Island.
Services will be held at a later date at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island. Burial will be in the Norwegian Cemetery near Worms, Nebraska. Pastor Adam Snoberger will be officiating.
Visitation will be held at a later date at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul.
Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, Arthritis Foundation, Inc., or Bethesda Lutheran Home. Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul is assisting the family.
Helen was born on April 20, 1928 in Glenvil, Nebraska to August and Carrie (Moser) Stahnke. She received her education and graduated from Glenvil High School in 1945. She attended Grand Island Business College for 2 years, graduating in August of 1947. She was united in marriage to Ole Jacobson on September 7, 1947. They made their home on a farm in the St. Libory/Worms area and moved to Grand Island in 1980. Ole passed away in 1991.
Helen was employed by Skagway in various departments for a number of years. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Marilyn Leth of Grand Island; son, Bruce Jacobson of St. Libory; 5 grandchildren, Valara (Kevin) Mamot, Jodi (Dean) Van Emmerick, Frank (Melissa) Jacobson, Roy (Amanda) Jacobson, Josh (Holly) Leth; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ole; daughter, Karen Jacobson; son, Lee Jacobson; son-in-law, Mel Leth; brothers, Fred, Raymond, Lloyd, Elmer, and Maurice Stahnke.
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