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Albin Yarle JACOBSON, d. 1997

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Albin Yarle JACOBSON, d. 1997

Posted: 23 May 1998 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 5 Sep 2004 11:00AM GMT
Surnames: Jacobson
Albin Yarle Jacobson, resident of Aurora Court, Grande Prairie, Alta. and formerly of Grovedale; passed away on October 28, 1997 in Grande Prairie, at the age of 81 years. Albin was born August 16, 1916 in Tromso, Norway to Caroline and Hjalmar Jacobson. In 1939, Albin and his family moved to the Grovedale area until 1994, when he moved to Aurora Court. Albin joined the Army in 1942, being discharged in 1946. During this time, he served in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe earning the France/Germany Star Medal. Albin farmed and did much carpentry work in the Grovedale area. He enjoyed playing his guitar, cross country skiing and loved working in his garden and yard. Albin loved to play cards and visit with his neighbours. Albin was predeceased by his mother Caroline, father Hjalmar, sister Swanhild and brother Arthur. He is survived by his sister Clara of Edmonton and her two daughters and family, as well as numerous friends in the Grovedale area. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 1, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the Grovedale Community Hall with Lynwood Walker of Salvation Army officiating. Interment to follow in the Grovdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations made to the Alberta Lung Association or Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated. Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel. Source: Grande Prairie Herald

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