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Patricia "Pat" Jacobson


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Patricia "Pat" Jacobson Obituary
Patricia "Pat" Jacobson May 20, 1938 - March 24, 2013 Patricia Jacobson or "Pat" as she was known by her friends and family, passed away on March 24, 2013. She was born Patricia Alice Seely on May 20, 1938 to Daniel and Louvenia Seely in Duncan, Oklahoma. In 1947 Pat came to Kern County where she later attended East Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. Pat worked for several years as a cake decorator for Baskin Robbins. Her creativity and attention to detail made her cakes award winning and also put smiles on the faces of her grand-daughters on their birthdays. Pat raised two children, Debora & Donald, with late husband Sonny Stanford. She was very involved in the lives of her children, often engaging them in various craft activities and acting as a troop leader for Bluebirds. On August 14, 1982, Pat married her current husband, Bruce Jacobson. They spent a lot of time traveling, wine tasting, going to the movies and spending time with their two grand-daughters, Amber & Kristi. Pat was a very fun and loving person who loved decorating her home for the holidays, cooking, shopping and most of all spending time with her family and dog, Abby. She was a comforting and supportive person and will truly be missed by all. Pat is survived by her husband Bruce Jacobson; son Donald Stanford of Bakersfield; son in law Steve Freeman of Los Osos; grand-children Kristi Freeman of Bakersfield, Amber & Nathan Needham; and great-granddaughter Alexa Needham of Atascadero; siblings Dan & Perleene Seely and Shirley & Roy Johnson of Bakersfield; and nephews and nieces, Rod, Sherry, Darren & Jennifer Johnson, Ward & Danny Johnson, Troy, Denise, Tiffany & Troy Jr. Johnson, Brenda Johnson of Bakersfield; and family dog Abby. She was predeceased by her parents Daniel & Louvenia Seely; grandmother Ann Hogue; grandmother Nanny Sprouse; grandfather Harrison Seely; grandfather Edward Sprouse; daughter Debora Freeman; and first husband Sonny Stanford. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, March 29th at 11:30 am at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA 93306. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 28, 2013
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