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Published January 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jacob Lima

Jacob David Lima was born April 13, 1921, in Hannaford, ND, to Arne and Karoline (Vormedal) Lima. Jacob was raised in the Cooperstown, ND, area. He attended two years of high school at Hillcrest Academy in Fergus Falls, MN, and graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1940.

Jacob married Myrtle Helland on August 8, 1942, in Valley City, ND, and they made their home on his family farm in the Cooperstown area. Jacob served in the US Army for a time. Upon his discharge, they made their home in Fargo, ND, where Jacob learned the skills of the heating industry. He worked as a furnace technician for Robert Gibb and Sons for many years until he retired.

Jacob Lima

Jacob David Lima was born April 13, 1921, in Hannaford, ND, to Arne and Karoline (Vormedal) Lima. Jacob was raised in the Cooperstown, ND, area. He attended two years of high school at Hillcrest Academy in Fergus Falls, MN, and graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1940.

Jacob married Myrtle Helland on August 8, 1942, in Valley City, ND, and they made their home on his family farm in the Cooperstown area. Jacob served in the US Army for a time. Upon his discharge, they made their home in Fargo, ND, where Jacob learned the skills of the heating industry. He worked as a furnace technician for Robert Gibb and Sons for many years until he retired.

Jacob was a member of Primetimers, had a love for travel with Myrtle, and enjoyed woodworking.

Jacob died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Villa Maria, Fargo, at ninety-one years of age, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

He is survived by his wife of over seventy years, Myrtle; daughter, Joyce (Robert) Braaten, Two Harbors, MN; son, Jerome (Claudia), Fargo; five grandchildren, Bobbi Jo (Dan) Larson, Keith Braaten, and Wade Braaten, all of Two Harbors, and Jodie and Tamara Lima, both of Fargo; four great-grandchildren, Jenni (Nick) Patterson, Duluth, MN, Alan Larson, Two Harbors, and Diandra Knapper and Dalton Knapper, both of Fargo.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Ansgar Lima; and two sisters, Ragnhild Johnson, and Gunhild DeCerbo.

Visitation will be Sunday, January 27, 2013, from 4-6 PM, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. The funeral will be Monday, January 28, 2013, at 2 PM, in Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, Moorhead.

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