Lena Faye Jacobson

Lena Faye Jacobson Abilene, Kansas

Lena “Faye” Jacobson

97, passed away Saturday, February 8th, in Enterprise. She was born October 24, 1916 in Hope, the daughter of Irvin Charles and Florence Fern (Sterner) Rock. Growing up in Hope Faye attended local schools and graduated from Hope High School with the class of 1934. She had taught at the Redwood and Lyon Valley Grade Schools in the Hope community and had been employed as a nurse’s aide at the Memorial Hospital in Abilene. On May 7, 1939, she was married to Carl F. Jacobson in Hope. Most all of their married life was spent in the Hope area. Together, they enjoyed traveling the country and taking cruises. He preceded her in death in 2003. Faye was also preceded in death by a son, Mark in1971, a great-great-granddaughter, Pfieffer Fender in 2013, a sister, Iris Tuma and three brothers, Robert, Duane and Lyall. She was a member of the Abilene First Christian Church, Lions Club, Retired Teachers and the Mary Martha Group.
Survived by: Daughter Diane (Ed) Thomas Topeka
2 Sons Loyd Jacobson Birmingham, AL
Lynn (Anna) Jacobson Salina
Sister Janice Lauer Abilene
7 Grandchildren
15 Great-grandchildren
8 Great-great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 12th, at the Abilene First Christian Church with Rev. Jason Kohler officiating. Interment will follow in the Ashton Cemetery west of Hope. The family will receive friends 6:30 – 7:30 P.M. Tuesday, February 11th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to the Abilene First Christian Church or the Elsie Brooks Cancer Fund. They may be left at the church the day of the service or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.
Condolences: http://dannerfuneralhome.net/

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