John G. Jacobsen

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June 12, 1945 – May 20, 2022
BOWIE – John G. Jacobsen, 76, Bowie, and formerly of Collins, IA, died May 20, 2022, in Bowie. A service will take place this summer in Collins, IA.
Jacobsen was born June 12, 1945, in Marshalltown, IA, to George and Esther (Downing) Jacobsen. He graduated from Collins High School in 1963. He attended Westmar College in LeMars, IA, until he entered the U.S. Army in December 1967. He served in Vietnam and was discharged as a sergeant in April 1970. He then resumed college at Mankato State University, Mankato, MN, where he earned bachelors and masters degrees in business administration.
He worked as a machinist at several companies in the Mankato area before he returned to the Collins area in 1997. He worked at Sauer-Danfoss in Ames, retiring in 2008. Jacobsen enjoyed spending winters in Bowie after retirement.
He is survived by two sisters, Helen Clark, Davenport, ND, and Karen (Delmar) Slaght, Cuba City, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, Robert Clark; and a great-nephew, Raymond Clark.
Condolences may be sent to Helen Clark, P.O. Box 112, Davenport, ND 58021.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.