Judy Lee Jacobson, 74, of Clermont, Iowa died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born to Roland and Beverly (Brandt) Peck in Decorah, Iowa on January 22, 1944. Judy attended Frankville country school and went on to graduate from Postville High School.
Judy was united in marriage with Gordon Richard Jacobson on June 5, 1961. To this union two daughters and two sons were born, Jackie, Joan, Dan, and Greg. Judy was a homemaker for her family for her whole life. After her children were grown, Judy worked at Atwood, Good Samaritan Center, and Palmer Lutheran Health Care. She loved animals and especially cats. Judy enjoyed gardening , outdoor activities, including kayaking , fossil hunting and teaching the grandkids about nature More than anything else, she loved spending time with her family, and friends
Judy is survived by her children, Jackie (Jim) Halstead of West Union, Iowa, Joan Nordhus of Delano, Minnesota, Dan Jacobson of West Union, Iowa, and Greg (Penny) Jacobson of Elkader, Iowa; thirteen grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric Snyder) Halstead, Jason Halstead, Joseph Halstead, Bethany Widen, Jarred (Annie) Nordhus, Charlie Nordhus, Samantha Nordhus, Destiny Quario, Jesse Hanson, Alex (Jessica Jansen) Jacobson, Emily Jacobson, Morgan Jacobson, Kyle Jacobson; six great-grandchildren, Kaya Widen, Cassidy Widen, Payton Nordhus, Lucus Nordhus, Zander Hanson, Taiden Hanson; siblings-in-law, Betty Monroe, Marge Monroe, Edna Jacobson, Lyle (Lois) Johansen, Judy (John) Hyman; many nieces, nephews; cousins and several beloved cats.
Judy was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Richard Jacobson in 2014; parents, Roland and Beverly Peck; sister, LuAnn Haas; parents-in-law, Arnold and Hilda Jacobson; siblings-in-law, Lloyd Monroe, Jim Monroe, Harold Jacobson, John (Pat) Jacobson, Robert (Darlene) Jacobson and Laverne (Mary) Jacobson.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Burnham-Wood-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, West Union, Iowa. There will also be a one hour visitation before services at the church on Saturday.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Bethel Presbyterian Church, West Union, Iowa with Pastor Adam Starrett of Zion Lutheran Church as the officiant.
Inurnment will follow at a later date.
Burnham-Wood-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, West Union, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.