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Alex Jacobs

Alex Jacobs

Alex Jacobs, age 24, of Olivia died from complications of leukemia on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services are Monday 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bird Island with Rev. Bob Lehner officiating. Burial is in the Bird Island City Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday 4-8 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church and continues there for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Bird Island.

Alex Thomas Jacobs was born March 26, 1990 at Willmar, MN. He grew up on the farm at Olivia and was a 2008 graduate of BOLD High School. Al attended St. Cloud State University where he graduated Cum Laude in 2013 with a degree in Accounting. Shortly after he started employment at Land O Lakes in Shoreview and then in December 2013 he was diagnosed with leukemia. Al had enjoyed music and was a self taught guitarist. He also enjoyed playing, watching, and analyzing sports especially basketball. Al had a great sense of humor, truly looked forward to being with his many friends, and loved his dog, Gromit.

Al is survived by his father, Daniel Jacobs of Olivia; his mother Karen (and Michael) Geurtz of Willmar; his sister Emma Rose Jacobs of Olivia; his brother Samuel Jacobs of Olivia; his paternal grandparents Richard and Ruth Jacobs of Bird Island; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Al was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Maurice and Rosalie Nelson; his uncle Gregg Nelson; and his aunt Margaret Jacobs.

Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Bird Island, MN

(320) 523-1102