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Dorothy Jacobson

Dorothy Jacobson, age 91, of Gibbon passed away peacefully Monday, August 15, 2022, at Bayside Manor in Gaylord. Funeral service will be Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 24, 2022, from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop. Memorials preferred. Clergy officiating Apostolic Christian Ministers. Honorary casket bearer Christopher Jacobson. Casket bearers Jamie Berskow, Seth Heikkila, Jayson Berskow, Jacob Isaacson, and Taylor Heikkila. Dorothy is survived by her: children, Paul Jacobson and his special friend, Candy of Gaylord, MN, Delphine Jacobson of Winthrop, MN, Joy Berskow of Willmar, MN, Bryan Jacobson and his wife, Diane of St. Peter, MN, Sally Heikkila and her husband, Mike of Gibbon, MN, and Melissa Isaacson and her husband, Jerry of Winthrop, MN; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert Messner, Kenneth (Boots) Messner and his wife, Margaret, John Messner and his wife, Janie; brother-in-law, Bruce (Butch) Jacobson; sisters-in-law, Pat Voigt, Ruth Voight, Nancy Krentz and her husband, Marvin; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Jacobson; parents, Walter and Florence Messner; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lloyd and Belauh Jacobson; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Julia Messner; sister, Mary Ann Ohland; sister-in-law Margie Messner, Lucy Jacobson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lee and Bev Jacobson, Kenny Voigt, Larry Voight; sons-in-law, Jeff Berskow and Tim Karsnia. Dorothy Mae (Messner) Jacobson was born on March 19, 1931, in Cornish Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Walter (Butch) and Florence (Miller) Messner. She was a long-time member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop. On March 24, 1953, Dorothy was united in marriage to Loyd (John) Jacobson in Anchorage, Alaska. This marriage was blessed with six children. Dorothy and John lived in Alaska for two years; then moved to Illinois, Texas, back to Illinois and then to Minnesota. They lived in Winthrop before settling in Gibbon, Minnesota. She was a loving homemaker and mother. Dorothy and John shared 52 years of marriage when Loyd passed away on February 2, 2006. She worked many years as a cook at numerous restaurants and Cafés. She also spent her later years cleaning the Gibbon Bank. Dorothy was very active in her church and enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, and going to coffee with her friends. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Dorothy passed away peacefully at Bayside Manor in Gaylord on Monday, August 15, 2022, at the age of 91 years. Blessed be her memory. Arrangements by Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop, Minnesota. Online obituaries and guest book available at<>

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