Donald Morris Jacobsen age 87 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at the Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus, Nebraska.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 1, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington, Nebraska, with Pastor Amanda Talley officiating. Burial will be in the Hartington City Cemetery in Hartington. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service at the church on Friday.
You may watch a livestream of the funeral at www.facebook.com/WintzRay/live
Donald Morris Jacobsen was born December 5, 1934, in Randolph, Nebraska, to Jens and Ingeborg (Bach) Jacobsen. Don worked on the family farm for several years. He then worked on a wheat harvest crew based out of Garden City, Kansas, traveling from Oklahoma to near the Canada border in 1958 and 1959. He later worked on a farm near Wisner, Nebraska. Don worked for many years at Urwiler Implement in Laurel and later the Case-International dealership in Wayne, Nebraska where he was the combine and corn-planter setup technician. He loved his work and was proud of what he did.
He married Vicki Stratton October 17, 1980 and became a father to her son, Jeffrey. Don was an avid bowler and accumulated quite a collection of trophies. The couple settled in Wayne, Nebraska. After Vickie’s death, Don married Oma Pfund on September 11, 2004. They resided in Hartington where they were members of Trinity Lutheran Church. They loved playing cards, gardening, and spending time with friends and family.
Don is survived by his step-son Jeffrey (Chameen) Stratton of Broomfield, Colorado; step-daughters: Debra (Chuck) Przelomiec of Oak Park, California; Joan (Bruce) Brodersen of Lincoln, Nebraska; step-sons: Steven Vargas of Colorado, Robert (Corrine) Pfund of Billings, Montana; brothers: Morris Jacobsen of Laurel, Nebraska and Mike (Cathie) Jacobsen of Sioux City, Iowa. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vicki; wife, Oma; siblings: Chris, Ruby, Dick, Duaine, Harvey, Jim, Shirley, Ray, Leonard, and twins Judy and Julia.