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Norman R. Jacobsen
Norman R. “Norm” Jacobsen, 86, of Kansas City, MO., formerly of St. Paul, died Tuesday, Jan 4, 2022, at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, MO.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at St. Therese North Catholic Church 7207 Hwy 9, Kansas City, MO 64152. The Rev. Randy Sly will celebrate the Mass.
Committal services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at the Elmwood Cemetery Columbarium in St. Paul. Deacon Neil Baquet will officiate. Military honors will be provided by Carl Mogensen American Legion Post 119 of St. Paul and the U.S. Navy Funeral Honors Team. A reception will follow at the St. Paul Country Club.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.
Norman Raymond Jacobsen was born on Aug. 28, 1935, at Dannebrog, the son of Leo and Bergitta (Christensen) Jacobsen.
He grew up in Dannebrog and graduated from Dannebrog High School in 1953. After high school, Norm met and married his wife, Charlotte A. Pavlik, on Aug. 4, 1956, in St. Paul.
Norman then joined the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electric Specialist, moving the couple to California and starting a family. He was discharged from the Navy in 1959 and returned to St. Paul in 1960. He worked his entire career with the Bell Telephone Companies, living in various towns mostly in Nebraska, which included Holdrege, Fullerton, Sidney, Grand Island, Lexington, Omaha and Phoenix, AZ.
Norman and Charlotte had three children and raised them mostly in Lexington, where he was also a volunteer fireman for 14 years. Norman was also a certified pilot, certified scuba diver, hunter and fisherman. He was an outgoing friendly guy, when you met him, you became his friend.
He is survived by his children and spouses, Rodney and Kim Jacobsen of Omaha, Crystal and Tim Klein of Kansas City, MO and Tim and Patty Jacobsen also of Kansas City, MO; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Lorraine Bumbal of Denver.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte on Oct. 24, 2018; his parents, Leo and Bergitta Jacobsen; two infant brothers; brother, Alton “Jake” Jacobsen; and sister, Delores Pedersen.
So sorry to hear..have missed my old friend, fellow employee and golfing buddy.....Rest in peace Norm....prayers for the family
Kevin Pinard Jan 14 2022 6:04 PM
Norm you always greeted me with a Smile. I know that your hands did alot of work at the St Paul County Club. God Bless and I will see you in Heaven someday! Teresa Martinsen
Teresa Martinsen Jan 14 2022 12:39 PM
RIP NORM 🙏
BOB OBST Jan 14 2022 11:24 AM
Rest in Peace Norm! Still one of the most genuine, kind and friendliest guys I had the privilege to play golf with! Prayers to the family.
Tracy J Howard Jan 14 2022 10:58 AM
We have lots of good memories and good times with Norm and Charlotte in the "Office" . We are so sorry for your loss. Norm had a way of making those around him feel happy. Paul and Marie Glause
Marie Jan 12 2022 12:00 AM
Tim, Crystal and families...so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless. Bob and Sharon Bean and family
Sharon Bean Jan 10 2022 11:26 AM