In Memory of

Jean Ione Jacobson

February 8, 1924 - September 25, 2020
From: Albert City, IA | Originally: Spencer, IA
Jean Ione Jacobson

Jean Ione Jacobson

Born: February 8, 1924
Died: September 25, 2020
Age: 96

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     Jean Ione Jacobson, the daughter of Mabel and Thomas Kleis, was born on February 8, 1924.

     She was baptized and confirmed in the Grove City, Minnesota area.

     She married Vernon Dornsbach on September 19, 1942.  To this union, five children were born: Veronica Jean Fowler, Linda Ardell Clercx, Vernon Richard Dornsbach, Jr., Bette Kae Henderson, and Michael David Dornsbach.

     After the death of Vernon in 1978, Jean married Curtis Jacobson on April 12, 1980.  They retired from farming to reside in Spencer, Iowa in 1997.

     Jean was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.  She was active in Spencer Senior Center and Meals on Wheels program.

     Jean enjoyed quilting, gardening, and spending time with her family.

     Jean passed away on September 25, 2020 in the Albert City Nursing Home at the age of 96.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and sister, husbands, Vernon and Curtis and son, Vernon Jr.

     Left to cherish her memory are her children: stepdaughter, Karen Peterson; thirteen grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date.
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
PUBLIC VISITATION will be held from 4 to 6:00 P.M., Monday, September 28, 2020 at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
Lone Tree Cemetery
Sioux Rapids, Iowa


Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7:55 AM
“Was so sorry to learn Jean passed away! My thoughts and prayers are with the family! She was a great neighbor and friend!!”
- Linda Schomaker
Friday, October 2, 2020 at 8:07 AM
“I so miss her. Loved her voice & quick wit. I have met a special lady in AZ that reminds me of her. From the first time I met her she is a younger version of Aunt Jean. I will always remember her when talking to my new friend Teresa. Huggs to all. Cousin Vicki”
- Vicki
Friday, October 2, 2020 at 8:06 AM
“Jean lived the love that God has shown us and his followers. She was caring, giving and kind, just as Christ has communicated to us with His Word, ministers and fellow Christians. God's love and peace be with all of you in your loss. ”
- Erik and Mariellen Mosbo
Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:44 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady. When she moved from my area we would run into each other and she always had good things to say about her family. She will be missed by all her knew her.
- Sally Rassler
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:19 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed working with a Jean at 3& 71 truck stop. Was out of town and just heard of her passing. Sympathy to all.”
- Janet Sump Meyer
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:58 AM
My name is Ron Carlson from Bloomington Mn
I am a son of Lucille Carlson and Aunt Jean and my mom are sisters.
Been so many years and even forgot about Aunt Jean.
I see she passed away on September 25th.
Did not know much about her, only she lived in Iowa.
My condolences to the family of Aunt Jean.
Thank You ”
- Ronald Carlson
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:33 AM
“jean was a great neighbor and friend. my condolences to her family.
steve mccormick”
- stephen mccormick
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:33 AM
“Jean was like a grandmother to my boys as they were growing up. She was always making cookies and sharing with us. She will always be remembered!”
- Carla Painter
Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 5:45 PM
“Sorry to hear of Jeans passing She was a great neighbor and friendly lady Im sure she will be missed Thoughts and Prayers to the family
- Randy Albert
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