Jon (Jake) JacobsonPosted on Dec 23, 2008 | 0 comments
Jon A. (Jake) Jacobson, 79, died December 23, 2008 at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.
He was born November 15, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the US Army for 27 years, having served in various paratroop units and in Army Special Forces. He served in Germany, Korea and Vietnam. After retiring from the Army he and his family settled in Pocatello where he became a land surveyor and worked in that field for 20 years. He was one of the original members of the Pocatello Valley Volunteer Fire Department, serving 20 years.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dr. Grace Jacobson, PhD; sons, Erik J. Jacobson and Karl A. Jacobson and his daughter, Jona K. Jacobson.
Because of his battle with blindness, Jake