BASEHOR, Kan. – Russell E. Jacobson 78, Basehor, KS passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Born Oct. 5, 1934 in Story City, IA. Son of Reuben & Elsie (Hetland) Jacobson. Graduated in Boxholm, IA 1952. Survived by wife of 59 yrs, Vivian (Chase) Jacobson of Harcourt, Iowa; son Byron, spouse Cheryl; daughter Tina Cunningham, spouse John; son Russell, spouse Cheryl and daughter Nancy Hughes. Also survived, 12 grandchildren (9 married) and 20 great-grandchildren. Surviving siblings, sister, MarJeanGuderian and brother Lowell, spouse Margaret. Served in the US Navy 4 yrs; 36 yrs at the USPS. Proudly served Jaycees’s, Lion’s Club, Rotary, founding member of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Newbury Park, CA. Found joy in family, church, travel and volunteering.

Services will be held Wed. Oct. 2, 2013 at St. Martin’s Lutheran church in Kansas City, KS. Grave site services will be held on Fri. Oct. 4, 2013 in Norman, OK. Condolences may be sent to