Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:43 pm
DAVID W. JACOBSEN, 67, of Decorah, died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at Wellington Place in Decorah. Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at First Lutheran Church in Decorah, with Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour before the service, beginning at 10 a.m., at the church. David’s wish was to donate his body to the Mayo Clinic Department of Anatomy in Rochester, Minn. for medical education and research. David is survived by his mother, Lois, of Decorah; two brothers, Karl (Jerrine) Jacobsen of Decorah and Ted Jacobsen of McKinney, Texas, and his children, Emily (Shamus) Freeman and Eric Jacobsen of North Liberty; and his sister, Anne (Lars) Clausen of Chelan, Wash., and her children, Kari Anna and Kai Clausen. Memorials may be directed to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), c/o Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center, 119 Winnebago Street, Decorah, IA 52101; Luther College, c/o Development Office, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101; American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or to the donor’s choice. Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at fjelstul.com.