January 28, 1918 – January 2, 2013
Frances Buena Jacobson, age 94, of Stratford and Boone, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford.
Her body has been cremated and a graveside service and burial of her cremains are being planned for this spring.
Frances was born in Stanhope on January 28, 1918, to Buena Mae Shafer Jacobson and Rudy August Jacobson.
Franny weighed 2 ½ pounds when she was born. She fought through a few medical issues and was able to live a full and enjoyable life.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Boone.
She loved music, animals, and spending time with her nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Franny also was a talented and self-taught organist and accordion player. She especially enjoyed playing for religious services.
Frances enjoyed visiting and joking with her friends and the wonderful and caring personnel at the Stratford Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her father Rudy in 1927, her mother Buena in 1979 and her brother and his wife Ivan in 1968.
Franny is survived by three nieces and two nephews: Donna Jacobson Doran, Denise (Steve) Jacobson Morth, Michael (Sue) Jacobson, Timothy Jacobson, and Colleen Jacobson (Gene) DuPont.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Stratford Care and Rehabilitaton Center.
Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall is in charge of arrangements.Information provided by: Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc. 1006 6th Street Boone, IA 50036 www.schroedermemorialchapel.com