Obituary – Jacobson, Garry Hans

Born: January 01, 1953
Passed: May 20, 2014
Garry Hans Jacobson (Jake) passed away Thursday, June 26th 2014 at the age of 78. Jake was born on March 1st, 1936 in New Westminster, B.C. He is survived by his wife Elsie and her grown children. He is also survived by his daughters Laurie & Tracy, Granddaughters Shayla & Allisse, his sister Mary Nelson (Jerry) of Port Alberni, B.C. half sister Shirley, special nieces Terrie & Sandi, nephews John & Jeff & numerous cousins. Jake was predeceased by his mother Cleo (Bobbi) Korpi, Stepfather Al Korpi, father Harry Jacobson & half brother Ricky Jacobson. Jake was raised in Port Alberni from the 1940’s to the 1950’s when he left to find work. He had a wide variety of jobs and businesses that he was very good at. He moved to Slave Lake about 30 years ago. Jake worked hard and lived life to the fullest. His family extends heartfelt gratitude to his doctor, nurses and staff of Slave Lake General Hospital for the wonderful care given to Jake in his last months. Jake has been cremated and as he wished, his ashes will be taken to Port Alberni, B.C. You will be missed. Love, your Sis.

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