Ray Jacobsen, 75, of Winside, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk.
Due to current health concerns and for everyone’s safety, private family services will be held. A public memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Winside.
Memorials may be directed to the Jacobsen family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Raymond Joseph Jacobsen was born March 1, 1945 at Laurel to Jens and Ingeborg (Bach) Jacobsen. He attended school in Laurel. Ray served in the United States Navy from July 12, 1967 until his discharge July 17, 1973. Ray married Judy Brader on Nov. 10, 1973 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winside. They lived in Norfolk until moving to Winside. Ray and Judy purchased the Winside Meat Locker in 1974. The couple operated the business as Ray’s Locker until selling the business in 1996.
Survivors include his son, Jeff (Britany) Jacobsen of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; two grandchildren, Austin and Hailey and a granddaughter due in June; five brothers, Dick (Irene) Jacobsen of Lakewood, Colo., Morris Jacobsen of Laurel, Jim Jacobsen of Coleridge, Don (Oma) Jacobsen of Hartington, and Mike (Cathie) Jacobsen of Sioux City, Iowa; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Paul and Janice Brader of Norfolk; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Donna Jacobsen of Wayne, Patricia Florine of Chapin, S.C., Larry Brader of Winside, and Deb (Dan) Schmidt of Norfolk; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Judy in 2008; son, Scott in 2012; brothers, Chris Jacobsen, Duaine Jacobsen, Leonard Jacobsen and Harvey Jacobsen; infant twin sisters, Judy and Julia; sisters, Shirley (Loren) Keifer and Ruby (Henry) Johnson; two sisters-in-law, Betty Jacobsen and Vicki Jacobsen; and brother-in-law, Bill Brader.