Paula Anne Jacobson (Larson), 90

Published 10:06 am Friday, May 2, 2014

Paula Anne Jacobson (Larson), 90 formerly of Spring Valley, Minn., and Rochester, Minn., passed away in Lakeville, Minn., on April 30, 2014.



Paula was born in Spring Valley, Minn., on April 21, 1924, to Paul and Mary Larson. She graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1943, and received an X-ray technician degree from Fairview Hospital in 1944. She married Merle E. Jacobson on Oct. 27, 1946. They resided in the Spring Valley area for many years where they farmed, owned the “Five J’s” campground and started Jacobson Plumbing and Heating. From 1963 to 1981, Paula also worked at the Rochester State Hospital as an X-ray tech. In 1994, Paula and Merle retired and moved to Rochester, Minn. Paula was an avid gardener, a great baker (her family will miss her famous rolls) and loved to play bridge. She also loved to share these hobbies with her children and grandchildren.

Paula is survived by her three sons, Jeremy Sr. (Susan) of Kasson, Minn.; Jeffrey (Teresa) of Wabasha, Minn.; and Jamie (Denise) of Lakeville, Minn. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Jodi, Jenny (Travis), Jeremy Jr. (Tina), Jason (Trisha), Joy, Jazmin and Noel; great grandchildren, Bradyn, Tyler and Jada. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and one hour prior to funeral service. Burial will take place at Spring Valley Cemetery.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN  55901 507-289-3600.