Shirley Elaine Jacobson passed on to her forever home April 5th 2022 surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 3 rd 1929 to Henry and Josephine Rasmussen. The family moved to Snohomish, Washington in 1944 where she graduated from Snohomish High School class of 1947. She worked at the Seafirst Bank in Snohomish until she married Andrew Jacobson September 23, 1950. They moved to the Jacobson family farm and raised three children where she loved being a homemaker and they shared 46 years together until he passed April 15 th 1996. She was a member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church for 59 years. She was a Sunday School and VBS Teacher, she attended bible study classes, also enjoyed scrapbooking and quilting. She would also be found cheering on her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren while they were playing sports, and racing. She loved the Lord Jesus and taught all of her children and grandchildren about the Lord. She told us numerous times she wanted to go Home to Heaven!
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Henry and Josephine, husband Andy, son Gary, brother Robert, sisters Helen and Mary. She is survived by her daughters Kathy Alexander, Mary Jo (Terry) DuBeau, daughter-in-law Debbie Jacobson, and Betty Bauer who she called her other daughter. Grandchildren Lance, Casey, Amy, Travis, Andy, and Jessica. Great grandchildren Ryder, Jesson, Tanner, Summer, Casey, Abby, Caelen, Aiden, Michael Jr, and Jordyn. Numerous nieces and nephews, and numerous special friends.
A graveside service will be held on April 27 th at 2 at G.A.R. Cemetery in Snohomish. A memorial service will be held on May 18 th at 2 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens.
A special thank you to all the staff at The Gardens at Marysville, to Pastor Benson and the Ebenezer church family, and to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to Ebenezer Lutheran Church or Providence Hospice of Snohomish County.