WDAY.com |

North Dakota's #1 news website 10,650,498 page views — March 2014

Published July 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jean Marie Jacobson

Jean Marie Jacobson, 83, of Owatonna, MN, died peacefully on July 1st, 2013, at Waseca Medical Center.

Jean, born on December 1, 1929, was the third of seven children born to Gotfred and Henrietta (Rasmussen) Peterson. The family farmed near Britton, South Dakota, where Jean attended school, graduating in 1950. After high school, she attended Northern Teacher's College in Aberdeen and began her life-long legacy of teaching others. While attending a summer conference at Northern, she met her husband, Alvin, a Wisconsin native, and they married in 1956.

:The complete e-mail address or addresses to send the article to


: your name

: