Lowell E. Jacobson, 81, of Karlstad, Minnesota and formerly of Lake
Bronson, passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota
early Thursday morning, October 18th, 2012. Lowell was born November
20, 1930 on the family farm in Norway Township east of Halma to Nordy
and Maude (Flint) Jacobson. Lowell attended country school and
served with the U.S. Army in Korea until 1954. On March 12, 1954 he
married Helen Bengtson at Zion Lutheran Church in Lake Bronson.
Lowell worked as a logger for for several years before starting at
Lake Bronson Creamery. In 1966 he and Helen moved to East Grand
Forks. Lowell was employed at Minnesota Dairy in Grand Forks until
1970 when they returned to Lake Bronson. Lowell worked at Western
Potato and several area farms before taking a job at Marvin Windows.
After retiring he delivered meals to the senior centers in Kittson
County. Lowell was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the
Halma-Lake Bronson American Legion.
Family members include his son, Roger (Dalene) Jacobson, Karlstad; a
granddaughter, Breana (Nathan) Berberich, Thompson, ND; great
grandchildren, Reece and Carly Berberich; two brothers, Elwood
(Vivian) Jacobson, Karlstad and Steve (Jean) Jacobson, Bismarck, ND a
sister, Shirley Bronson, Karlstad and a sister-in-law, Violet
Swanson, Karlstad; as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in
death by his parents; wife, Helen; a grandson, Derek; and a brother,
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at
2:00 p.m. in Zion Lutheran Church at Lake Bronson. Visitation will
be held at the church for one hour prior to the funeral service.
Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Lake Bronson. Pastor Kathy
Levenhagen, presiding; Lenore Olson, organist; Corienne Jacobson,
soloist and Kirstin Olson, accompanist. Casket bearers will be
Clayton Bronson, Larry Bronson, Gary Bronson, Jeff Ingeman, Mark
Ingeman, Steve Ingeman, Brian Ingeman, Deland Swanson and Wayne
Jacobson. Military honors will be accorded by the Halma-Lake Bronson
American Legion. The Austin Funeral Home of Hallock is in charge of