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Olga Theresa Jacobsen

September 23, 1913 August 4, 2018
Olga Theresa Jacobsen
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Obituary for Olga Theresa Jacobsen

Olga Theresa Jacobsen of Round Lake passed away on August 4, 2018 at the age of 104. Olga was the daughter of Arthur and Grace (Echerverria) Baldwin born September 23, 1913 in Escazu, Costa Rica.
Olga came to the United States with her parents in 1919. Olga started Catholic School in New Orleans up to age 13 and then she moved to Worthington, MN where she attended Worthington High School.
Olga married William J. Jacobsen on December 7, 1932. Shortly after, they made their home in Round Lake, MN. They had four children together.
Olga worked for Olson, Swanson, and then for Campbell Soup for 45 years. Olga retired in 1978. She really enjoyed her retirement. She traveled a lot and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had her girlfriends over for coffee and lunch every day and played cards every night. Her hobbies were fishing with her girlfriends, embroidery, and making quilts. She loved to bake and entertain her friends and family. Olga enjoyed collecting elephants and at one time she had hundreds. She was also a member of Bethel Lutheran Church, Ladies Aide, Senior Citizens and American Legion Auxiliary which are all located in Round Lake, MN.
Olga was 102 when she moved to Crossroads Care Center in Worthington. She was losing her sight and thought it was time.
Olga is survived by three children, Roger (Janet) Jacobsen of Round Lake, Ronald Jacobsen of Ashland, Montana, and Jewel (Mike) Christofiles of Round Lake.
Olga is survived by five grandchildren, William Jacobsen of San Antonia, Texas, Darrell (Adele) Jacobsen of Dallas, Texas, Kenny (Pat) Jacobsen of San Antonia, Texas, Michael (Robin) Christofiles of Camp Red Cloud, Korea, and Brent (Carri) Christofiles of Round Lake.
Olga is also survived by 16 great grandchildren and 19 great great grandchildren. She has many nieces and nephews and her special friend Bea Bonuales.
Olga was preceded in death by her husband Bill, son John, parents, and sisters, Mireya Koning, Bessie Summerfield, Nora Vance, Nellie Meineke, and Marie Ross.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church in Round Lake, MN. Casket bearers will be William Jacobsen, Darrell Jacobsen, Kenny Jacobsen, Michael Christofiles, Brent Christofiles and Brent Wintz. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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Visitation

Friday

24

Aug

5:00 PM 8/24/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/24/2018 7:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

25

Aug

10:30 AM 8/25/2018 10:30:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake

501 Main St
Round Lake, MN 56167

Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake
501 Main St Round Lake 56167 MN
United States
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