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Erick W. Jacobson

October 24, 2012
The Mining Journal

QUINNESEC, Mich. - Erick W. Jacobson, 68 of Quinnesec, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012 at Marquette General Hospital.

He was born on August 16, 1944 in Marquette, son of Mary (Valela) and the late Robert W. Jacobson. He attended the Ironwood, Kingsford and Ishpeming Schools, and graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1962.

He enlisted in the United States Army and was Honorably discharged in 1967.

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Erick W. Jacobson

He worked as a butcher and car salesman, until going to work at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain for more than 25 years before retiring. He was a resident of Quinnesec for more than 34 years with his late wife Sheryl and their three children. Erick married Julie Skrivanie on February 23, 1999 and have been together for the past 13 wonderful years. He enjoyed baseball, hunting, trout fishing, cooking, wine making and was an avid Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Tigers fan. But more than that he lived his life for his family, spending time with his children and grandchildren was what he loved. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Peter, a sister Nancy, and his late wife, Sheryl Jacobson.

Erick is survived by his loving wife, Julie Jacobson of Quinnesec; his mother, Mary Jacobson of Ishpeming; his children Cory (Allison) Jacobson of Streamwood, IL, Chad (Julie) Jacobson of Park Falls, WI, and Cara (Mike) Lantagne of Quinnesec; Grandchildren, Regan, Hailey, Jack, Bianca, Kayley, and Lukas; step-children, Ryan Thunander and Tyler Beauchamp; step grandchildren, Kloe and Ean; siblings, Marianne (Antonio) Cafiero, Robert (Barb) Jacobson, Frank Jacobson, Cathy (Mike) Jacobson.

The visitation will be held on Thursday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (Central Time) at the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral service will follow at 6:00pm at the funeral home. Fr. Joseph Gouin will officiate. The American Legion Post #50 will conduct full Military Honors at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in his memory.

Condolences to the family of Erick Jacobson may be expressed online at

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.



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