Lina “Li” Jacobson, 92, longtime Bovey resident, died Saturday, July 8, 2006 in the Grand Village Nursing Home, Grand Rapids.
Born Jan. 23, 1914 in Bovey, she was the daughter of Ivar and Amanda (Koykarri) Perttila. Li lived most of her life in Bovey and was a 1933 graduate of Greenway High School. Li and Jack Jacobson were married on Sept. 16, 1944 in Minneapolis. She was a homemaker, a member of the Bethel – Trinity Lutheran Church of Bovey, a charter member of the Bovey VFW Auxiliary, and had been a member of the Bovey Women of the Moose.
Her parents, Ivar and Amanda Perttila, her husband Jack, and a sister, Lempi Walters preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, Vernon “Jake” (Linda) Jacobson of Grand Rapids, grandsons, Glenn (Becky) Jacobson and their daughter Marissa of Bloomington, and Jack (Keri) Jacobson of Big Lake, a niece, Kay Walters (Chuck) Alley of Shakopee and a grand nephew, Mike (Jodi) Alley and their children, Emma and Ryan, of Shakopee.
Services: Visitation will be noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service on Friday, July 14 in the Bethel – Trinity Lutheran Church, Bovey. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine.
Arrangements are by the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine.