Oscar Lee “Bud” Jacobson, 66, died Oct. 31, 2001, at Phoenix, Ariz., from complications of pneumonia.
There will be a memorial gathering in his honor at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Haines Methodist Community Building adjacent to the Haines Methodist Church.
Mr. Jacobson was born on Aug. 30, 1935, to Walter “Bud” Jacobson and Marian Steward Jacobson in Baker City. He grew up on a ranch between Haines and North Powder. He graduated from Powder Valley High School at North Powder in 1954 and from Oregon Technical Institute (now Oregon Institute of Technology) at Klamath Falls in 1956.
He farmed in the Muddy Creek area for several years and also did some logging. He sold the farm and worked in construction until he retired in January of 2001. He enjoyed his work and like living in Arizona for health reasons.
His favorite pastime was visiting. He will be missed by his family and friends in Arizona and Oregon.
He married Rita Glenn in 1958. They had two children: Clark Lee and Kristen Marie Jacobson. They subsequently divorced. He married Polly Blakley in 1975.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Marian Jacobson; and his daughter, Kristen.
Survivors include his wife, Polly of Camp Verde, Ariz.; his son, Clark of Kennewick, Wash.; his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Marsha Jacobson of Haines; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ed and Francine Glenn of Boardman, Kenneth and Paula Glenn of La Grande and Jerry and Donna Glenn of Yakima, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Ellen Rollins of Bend; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Haines Methodist Church to help with finishing the church’s new community building.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 9, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor