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Donald Edwin Jacobs

March 27, 1924 ~ January 14, 2020 (age 95)

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Donald Edwin Jacobs, 95 of McGregor died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at The Emeralds in Grand Rapids.  He was born March 27, 1924 in Louisville, KY. to Mark Edwin and Gwendolyn Hope (Widger) Jacobs.  He was a US Army veteran serving in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe Battles and Campaigns during WW II.  Donald was united in marriage to Joyce (Broich) November 27, 1976 in Hill City. He was a heavy equipment operator in the mines on the Range of Northern Minnesota, he also logged and farmed for a living and was an avid Minnesota sports fan.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce in 2007 and his 4 brothers: Gordon, Bruce, Robert, and Curtis Jacobs.

Donald is survived by many special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A service with military honors will be held in the spring/summer of 2020.  Burial will be in the Round Lake Cemetery, Shamrock Township, Aitkin County, MN.  Arrangements are with McGregor Funeral Home & Cremation Services of McGregor.

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