Richard Alan Jacobsen

Born: Sun., May 8, 1955
Died: Sun., Sep. 1, 2019


12:30 PM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 06, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Sep. 06, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

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Richard Alan Jacobsen, age 64, passed away on September 1, 2019 in Pittsfield, IL.  He was born on May 8, 1955 in Elgin, IL to Veronica and John Jacobsen.  He married Mary Ellen Daniels on October 13, 1979 in Romeoville, IL and she survives.

Rich enjoyed reading and was a lifelong Chicago Bears fan.  He married into a St. Louis Cardinals baseball family and became a Cardinal fan.  He and Mary Ellen enjoyed following and attending Cardinals games.  Rich had a love for Harley Davidson motorcycles, and he loved his pets.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Jacobsen; siblings, Linda Jacobsen, John (Cindy) Jacobsen, Carol Jacobsen, and Chris (Nancy) Jacobsen; mother-in-law, Leta Daniels; sisters-in-law, Barbara (Everett) Flagg and Christine French; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and father-in-law, Charles Daniels.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.  Interment will follow at Blue River Cemetery near Detroit, IL.  Visitation will be held prior to the service on Friday from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to Blue River Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Richard's memory to the following organization:

Blue River Cemetery
Detroit, IL

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Earl, Mary and Emily Pursley
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kathy Eveland
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you at this difficult time. May all the wonderful memories bring you comfort. I am sorry I couldn't make it to the service.

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