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Obituary for John Francis Jacobson

John F. Jacobson, 62, of Salem, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019.

He was born in Park Ridge, Il, a son of the late Nils and Frances Jacobson and had been an area resident since 1981. He was employed as a warehouse supervisor with Valley Tile Distributors for over 37 years, retiring in 2018. He served as a youth sports coach, enjoyed playing golf, loved the Chicago Cubs and had a passion for animals.

He is survived by two sons, Taylor and Lee Jacobson; two grandchildren, Townsend Paul and Aiden Nils Jacobson; his former spouse, Mary Dodd Jacobson, and his brother and sister, Steve and Lisanne.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. An online guestbook is available for family and friends by visiting