Jacaboson, Oscar – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon

Oscar Jacobson Passes Beyond
Well Known Sheepman of North Powder and Huntington Succumbs After Two Months’ Illness

At nine o’clock Sunday evening death claimed another well known citizen and pioneer sheepman of this community and Huntington. Oscar Jacobson died at the Protestant hospital in Baker that night. Death resulted after two months illness following a paralytic stroke. He had been in Portland receiving special clinic attention and was returned to the Baker hospital a week or so before death came.

Oscar Jacobson was born in Sweden February 25, 186l, and came to the United States when he was 16 years of age. About 45 years ago he moved to North Powder, where he entered the sheep business. He spent the remainder of his life in North Powder, Huntington and Baker. Mr. Jacobson lived in Baker for 10 years prior to four years ago, when he moved to Huntington. At the time of his death he owned ranches at Huntington and North Powder and city property in Baker. Mr. Jacobson was married to Thilda Olsen in Denver in 1893. He was a member of the Lutheran church and the Moose lodge.

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The deceased is survived by his widow; three daughters, Mrs. E. F. Gay of Dayville, Mrs. Guy Lawton of Medford and Miss Ann Jacobson of Huntington; two sons, Walter and Lewis of Huntington; a brother, Charles of North Powder, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in the Baker Funeral home, with Rev. E.H. Jahr of Lutheran church officiating. Interment was in Mr. Hope cemetery.

Many people from here and Huntington attended the funeral.

North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly
Friday, May 8, 1931
Transcribed by Charlotte Carper



White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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