Russell A. Jacobson, age 71 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Sunday morning; June 28, 2015 at Jennie Edmundson Medical Center in Council Bluffs, IA. Russell and wife Eugenia moved to Hamburg in 2006 from Montgomery, IL.

Russell A. Jacobson, age 71 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Sunday morning; June 28, 2015 at Jennie Edmundson Medical Center in Council Bluffs, IA.  Russell and wife Eugenia moved to Hamburg in 2006 from Montgomery, IL.

He was born on June 2, 1944 in Ortonville, MN; the  son of Emil and Florence (Schwartz) Jacobson.

He was united in marriage to Eugenia Lea McKimmey on December 31, 1974 at Milbank, SD and they shared over 40 years of their lives together.

Russell worked for the U.S. Postal Service for some 30 years as a Custodian and retired from there after a long and dedicated career.  He enjoyed fishing, camping and loved being outdoors.  Russell was a very kind hearted man often times offering a ride or lending a helping hand to someone who needed his assistance.

 

He is survived by his wife Eugenia L. Jacobson of Hamburg, IA; a daughter Becca Thomas and husband Pete of Hamburg; 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; a sister Vivian Mitzel of Milbank, SD, brothers:  DeWayne Jacobson and wife Shirley of Forest Lake, MN and Leroy Jacobson; other family and friends.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Walter and sisters:  Joyce, Janet and Cora.

 

Memorial Services will be held Thursday (July 9) at 11:00 a.m. at Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA with Pastor James Burnette officiating.

 

Memorials may be given to the family.

 

Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.

 

Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg in charge of arrangements.