Robert C Jacobson Jr. (Rob), 64, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, went to be with Jesus early Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2019.
Robert C Jacobson Jr. (Rob), 64, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, went to be with Jesus early Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2019. Rob was in the Woodland Hills care facility Mt. Pleasant. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 12 noon at the Warwick Lutheran Church. He was born March 3, 1954, in Devils Lake ND, the son of Robert Sr. and Gladys (Beckstrand) Jacobson. Rob was raised and educated in Warwick, ND, and attended Lake Region Community College. Rob moved to Mt Pleasant in 1975 and lived and worked there for the rest of his life. Rob worked in the Mt Pleasant school systems for 35+ years. Rob retired four years ago and spent his time traveling back to the family farm in North Dakota, taking care of his property which supported his 4,000 evergreens he planted and a stocked fish pond that Rob was very proud of outside of Mt. Pleasant. Rob enjoyed visits from many dear friends around the community and participating in many of the Mt Pleasant Community Church activities. Rob was an active community volunteer, a fixer, a master gardener and collector of books, knives and old tools. Rob enjoyed fishing, hunting, fixing anything and especially auction sales. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Rob especially liked teaching young children how to garden and plant vegetables and flowers. He taught three years old Sunday School for years and said he "looked forward to that hour every Sunday morning." Rob had a heart for missions and traveled with a ministry team to Moscow taking medical supplies and teddy bears to children. He also traveled with teams to build churches in Panama. Rob will be remembered by his many funny stories and tackle fixing anything. If there was any kind of thought or idea to do something a different way Rob would try it. Survived by his loving family; mother, Gladys, Warwick; sister, Janel (Kent) McKinnon, Arizona City, AZ; brothers, Corby, Sheyenne, ND, Quentin (Trish), Mesa, AZ; many nieces and nephews: Ryan (Karla), Kyle (Jane), Noel (Bo), Colin (Beth), Krystal (Nathan), Tiffany (Chris), Priscilla, Levi (Julie), Amber (Kevin), Michael (Devin); great-nieces and nephews and many great loving close friends. Preceded in death by; Robert Sr. Jacobson (father); Ronald Jacobson (brother); and his grandparents.