Knut Jacobson obituary

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Monday, January 9, 1922
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Knut Jacobson.

Knut Jacobson died at the home of his son, Andrew K. Jacobson, in Nevada township, Monday, January 2, 1922. he had injured his hip last summer and since that time had been confined to his bed, suffering considerable pain recently which was borne with patience.

The deceased was born in Lardahl, Norway, February 10, 1845. At the age of sixteen he left his native land and came to America, locating in Iowa, near McGregor, then moved to Goodhue county. In the year 1867 he came to Mower county and homesteaded on the piece of land in township where he died, which became his permanent home and there he lived for forty-five years until he retired and moved to Lyle village in 1912.

On March 21, 1869, he was united in marriage to Anna Anderson, and to them were born six children, four of whom survive to mourn his death.

He leaves besides his wife and two daughters, Mrs. A. P. Anderson, of Adams, and Mrs. Olaf Jarandson, of Clay county, also two sons, Jacob Jacobson, of Farwell and Andrew K. Jacobson, on the old homestead.

The funeral was held Friday afternoon at the Grove church with interment in the Grove cemetery. Rev. A. Elmer Moe officiated at the service.