Spring Valley Sun, April 27, 1911
John L. Jacobson
Died at his home in Spring Lake, April 20, 1911, John L. Jacobson.
Mr. Jacobson was born in the town of Spring Lake October 12, 1868. In 1893 he married Miss Lena Erickson and they made their home at Glenwood for 4 years after which they moved onto their farm in Spring Lake, where they have resided since.
He had been in failing health for the last three years, but only a short time ago, his illness developed into quick consumption. Even though his death was expected, it was met with sadness by his host of friends in Spring Lake and vicinity who have known him from childhood. He was an honest and upright man, a true friend and a good neighbor.
The funeral occurred Saturday, April 22nd, Rev. Paul Moen officiating. The body was buried in the Spring Lake Cemetery by the side of his daughter, Lavina, who died a year ago.
He leaves to mourn his death his wife and seven children, his aged parents, 3 sisters - Mrs. Throne Anderson, Mrs. Peter Folden, both of Spring Lake, and Mrs. John Ryan of Glenwood, and 3 brothers Jacob, Hogen and Jerry all of Spring Lake, besides a great many friends.
Contributed by Joe Waddell