Richard J. Jacobson

April 15, 1926 - Dec. 13, 2007

Richard J. Jacobson, 81, of the town of Summit, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. He was born April 15, 1926, in Oconomowoc to Craney Jacobson and Veronica (nee Smasal) Jacobson.

He was a Navy veteran, having served in World War II. He worked as a salesman for Jacobson Distributing for chemical products. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2260 in Oconomowoc.

He is survived by his sisters Doris (Edward) Bloede of Waukesha and Carolyn (Douglas) Schoenfeld of Oconomowoc; sons, Gary Jacobson of Madison and Rick (Robin) Jacobson of Bradenton, Fla.; daughters, Susan Morgan of Dousman and Becky (Rudi) Bittner of Cambridge; as well as nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St. in Oconomowoc, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., officiated by the Rev. Stephen Welch. He will then be interred at Summit Cemetery. Memorials can be made to organizations of the donorís choice.