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James Conrad Jacobson

November 21, 1930 - September 15, 2011
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James Conrad Jacobson, age 80 of Freedom Township, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2011. He was born November 21, 1930, in Ft. Madison, Iowa, the son of the late William "Ole" and Myrtle M. (Brandes) Jacobson. Jim graduated from the University of Iowa and was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He retired from Firestone in 1982 and was an active member of the Portage Community Chapel. Mr. Jacobson loved to sing. He was a member of a barbershop quartet in the 60's and 1970's, and also sang for many weddings and church functions. Jim loved to help at the annual fall harvest with his...
James Conrad Jacobson, age 80 of Freedom Township, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2011.
He was born November 21, 1930, in Ft. Madison, Iowa, the son of the late William "Ole" and Myrtle M. (Brandes) Jacobson. Jim graduated from the University of Iowa and was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He retired from Firestone in 1982 and was an active member of the Portage Community Chapel. Mr. Jacobson loved to sing. He was a member of a barbershop quartet in the 60's and 1970's, and also sang for many weddings and church functions. Jim loved to help at the annual fall harvest with his family in Illinois.
Jim is survived by his loving family, including his wife Naida Jacobson; children: Martha Huls of Wooster, James C. (Susan) Jacobson II of Cuyahoga Falls, Brian (Kathy) Jacobson of Carrollton, Andrew Jacobson of Hartville, Mary (Carey) Norris of Massillon; step-children: Kim (Rick) Cook of Ravenna, Billie Lambert of Tyler, TX, Mark (Amanda) Lambert of Greenville, TX, Melanie Lambert of Ravenna, Julie Lambert of Ravenna; grandchildren: Kristine and Steven Jacobson, Josey and Shelby Huls, Andrew and Emily Jacobson, Katelyn, Allen and Corey Jacobson, and Jorja Faye Norris; step-grandchildren: Rachael (Billy) Tharp, Jared Cook, Austin, Ariel, Angel, and Evan Lambert, Taylor Lambert, and Derek Hollman; and great-grandchildren: Alayna and Justin Tharp.
Friends will be received Monday, September 19, 2011, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Portage Community Chapel, 6490 State Route 14, Ravenna, Ohio, 44266. Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Barry Shahan Monday at 5:00 PM. Private burial will take place on a later date at Drakesburg Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Portage Community Chapel.

"To the Jacobson Family: While there are no words to ease the pain you are experiencing now, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this..." Suzanne Hersek (Charlotte, NC)

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