William "Bill" Jacobson (Strasburg, formerly of Leadville)

Born: Tue., Aug. 22, 1939
Died: Sat., Jun. 3, 2017


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jun. 10, 2017
Location: Bailey-Kent Funeral Home


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William “Bill” Jacobson, 77, of Strasburg, Colorado, (formerly of Leadville, Colorado) passed away peacefully on June 3, 2017 with his family by his side at his home in Strasburg. He was born on August 22, 1939 to Simon “Rudy” and Ann Jacobson in Leadville. He graduated in 1958 from Lake County High School.

Bill was a radio announcer and DJ for KBRR in Leadville for many years and was also a weather observer and sports announcer in Leadville. He later spent many years driving semi trucks. He had many hobbies including being a big fan of the Denver Broncos and the NFL. He loved a variety of music and played the guitar, enjoyed watching western movies, loved spending his time pampering his little twin granddaughters and in recent years he enjoyed helping out with small chores on the family campground.

He is survived by his former wife and special partner in life Marjie (Hodson) Mays; children Scott W. (Marina) Jacobson and Glenn A. Jacobson; grandchildren Rochelle and Michael Jacobson and Isabella and Angelina Jacobson; uncle Bill Fudie and several special cousins and family members as well as several dear friends, including Terry and Carol Douglass and Ivan and Frances Fiechter. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bailey-Kent Funeral Home Chapel in Leadville, with burial to follow at the Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Don and Nancy Reed
   Posted Tue June 06, 2017
We want to express our heartfelt sympathy and love to Bill's family and friends during this time of loss. We will be keeping you in our prayers asking God to comfort you as you reflect on the special memories you made together through the years, and the void now left in your lives. God walks with us. He scoops us up in His arms and simply sits with us in silent strength until we cannot avoid the awesome recognition that he is here.

Come unto me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. Matt.11:28

Janis Fairchild
   Posted Thu June 08, 2017

THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by The Fairchilds and families.

Memories of Happy Times-High mountain lakes, jeeping and picnics. From Benny and Janis, Pam and Randy and family, Susan and Jerry and family, Shona and Jim and family, Terry and Lania, Uncle Bill


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