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Published May 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Franklin E. Jacobson

Franklin E. Jacobson, age 72, of Dilworth, MN, died on May 11, 2013, in his home in Dilworth, MN.

Franklin Eldon Jacobson was born on November 14, 1940, to Alfred and Emma (Sather) Jacobson on the family farm near Clearbrook, MN. He grew up and attended school in Clearbrook. Franklin worked on the family farm until he moved to Moorhead in 1957 and in October, 1961, he began working at Mid-America Steel in Moorhead where he worked for 42 years before retiring in 2003. He married Joan Erickson in April, 1970 and later divorced. Franklin also worked at American Crystal Sugar during the evenings for many years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, dancing and spending time with his family. Franklin was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead and a member of the FM Singles Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Franklin E. Jacobson

Franklin E. Jacobson, age 72, of Dilworth, MN, died on May 11, 2013, in his home in Dilworth, MN.

Franklin Eldon Jacobson was born on November 14, 1940, to Alfred and Emma (Sather) Jacobson on the family farm near Clearbrook, MN. He grew up and attended school in Clearbrook. Franklin worked on the family farm until he moved to Moorhead in 1957 and in October, 1961, he began working at Mid-America Steel in Moorhead where he worked for 42 years before retiring in 2003. He married Joan Erickson in April, 1970 and later divorced. Franklin also worked at American Crystal Sugar during the evenings for many years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, dancing and spending time with his family. Franklin was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead and a member of the FM Singles Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Left to cherish his memory is his children, Monty (Brooke) Jacobson of West Fargo, ND, Dave (Kelli) Jacobson of Fargo, ND and Michelle (Milo) Heiden of West Fargo, ND; brothers, James (Pat) Jacobson of Thief River Falls, MN and Robert (Ann) Jacobson of Vergas, MN; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial Gathering: Friday, May 17, 2013, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., in Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, MN.

Online guestbook at www.wrightfuneral.com.

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