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David Allan Jacobson

July 19, 1958 — December 25, 2015

David Allan Jacobson, 57, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2015 at home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. David was born in Breckinridge, MN on July 19, 1958 to Reuben, Jr. and Kathleen Jacobson. He graduated from Hatton High School in 1976. He attended NDSCS and received a degree in heating and cooling. On May 27, 1978, he married Laurel Thompson. They had two children, John and Ryan. David went on to work for GTA elevator in Hatton, until they were bought out by Harvest States. The elevator was then purchased by Anheuser-Busch, and David continued to work for Busch Ag, managing several elevators until his retirement. After spending the summer with his family, David went to work for Anchor Ingredients in Hillsboro this fall. David enjoyed spending time at the Rockin R Ranch, riding the trails and teaching his grandkids how to ride horse. He also enjoyed working with cattle and roping. He had a love for toys, including motorcycles, snowmobiles and a passion for vintage cars, showing them at area car shows. David is survived by his wife: Laurel; sons: John (Stacey), Hatton, ND and Ryan (Christina), Santa Cruz, CA; 3 grandchildren: Sydney, Chance and Zane; a special niece: Amber (Dustin) Schmierer, Aberdeen, SD; 3 special great nieces: Hannah, Gabby, and Lilly; one sister: Belinda (Bert) Ready, Martin, SD; brothers: Larry (Angie), Fargo, ND, Stewart (Susan), Crary, ND, Steven (Ruth), Manvel, ND, Michael (Jennifer), Cooperstown, ND; father and mother-in-law: Gene and Cathryn Thompson; brothers-in-law: Larry (Cindy) Thompson, Brad (Edna) Thompson, and Jason Thompson; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Reuben, Jr. and Kathleen Jacobson and a brother-in-law: Ronald Thompson. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Hospice of the Red River Valley. Visitation: Will be from 5–7 PM on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Baker Funeral Home Chapel and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial Service: 1:00 PM Thursday, December 31, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church in Hatton, ND.
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