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Leonard R. Jacobsen
(02-21-1926 - 02-02-2018)

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Leonard R. Jacobsen, Sr., age 91, of Elgin, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. Up until his passing, he was a resident at Citadel Nursing Home. He was born February 21, 1926 in Elmhurst, Illinois, son of Herbert Eyler and Anna Marie (Koch) Jacobsen, and was one of 13 siblings. He retired from Harig in Elgin as a production machinist. Survivors include his youngest son, Thomas, and sister, Ruth (Behrens) Jacobsen, both of Elgin. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Lavilla, his oldest son, Leonard Jr., his parents, and 11 other siblings. His visitation will be on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 4:00-6:00 PM, followed by a memorial service at 6:00 PM, at Laird Funeral Home 310 S. State St., Elgin, IL 60123.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. John's Lutheran School, 109 N. Spring St., Elgin IL, 60120. For information 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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