David Jacobsen

David Jacobsen, 59, formerly of Springfield, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield.

Visitation will be on Saturday, July 29, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Memorial Services will be held at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Julie Smith officiating.  Inurnment will be at the Brookville - Dannebod Cemetery.

David was born on September 14, 1957, in a Springfield hospital to Rodney and Dorothy Jacobsen. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Johns Lutheran Church. He attended Springfield Public Schools and graduated from Redwood Falls High School. He attended the University of Minnesota in Mankato where he made the Dean’s List. David traveled the world and had diverse interests. He had a love for muscle cars and woodworking. He made Norway his home for the last 20 years.

He is survived by his mother, Dorothy; a sister, Judy, and her children, Caryn and Brian; aunt and uncle, Odin and Darlene Hansen; and cousins, Dean, Charles, Phillip and Eunice. He made many friends in Norway. Among them are Heidi, Gro, Marius, and Tommy. He was preceded in death by his father, Rodney; sister, Susan; grandparents, Francis and Catherine Olsen and Bill and Grace Jacobsen.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.