Dorothy Jacobson

Dorothy Jacobson passed away May 21, 2014 at her home in Longmont, CO. She was 91 years old. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1922 in Sioux City, IA to Clarence and Rose (Peterson) Bates. On Oct. 27, 1942 Dorothy married Sterling Jacobson in San Francisco, CA. She and Sterling moved to the Longmont Area in 1966, Sterling was employed with IBM. Dorothy was a home maker raising their five children, They were a members of Messiah Lutheran Church. A nature lover, Dorothy's interests included camping, hiking, skiing, enjoying the morning sunshine and the birds that came to her window. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Sterling. She is survived by her three sons Robert Jacobson (Suzanne Riley) of Estes Park, CO; Richard Jacobson of Longmont, CO; Scott Jacobson (Cheryl) of Endicott, NY, two daughters; Patricia Petrone (Frank) of Commack, NY, and Beverly Young (Dan) of Firestone, CO. 17 grandchildren; Kristine Jacobson, Ellen Smith, Sara Aikman, Mark Petrone, Julianna Petrone, Brian Patterson, Shannon Patterson, Paul Patterson, Christian Patterson, Heather Bronakowski, Kelsie Jacobson, Lucas Weidner, Ellie Weidner, Michael Young, Matthew Young, Jeremy Young, and Justin Young. 13 great-grandchildren; Sadie and Sawyer Smith, Alyvia and Madelyn Patterson, Quinn and Alex Weidner, Allyson, Sarah, Laura, Merik, Jazlyn and Owen Young, and a new great-grandchild due in December. A graveside service will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday May 28, 2014 at Foothills Garden of Memory. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to charity of donor's choice. Visit to share condolences.

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Ahlberg Funeral Chapel
326 Terry Street Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 776-2313

Published in on May 25, 2014