Russell E. Jacobsen, age 90, passed away March 28, 2007. Mr. Jacobsen was born and raised in Kenosha, WI, and was a World War II submarine veteran.
He was employed as a machinist at Tri-Clover Machine Company and had served two terms as union president. He moved to Phoenix in the 1950s and was employed by Allied Signal Corporation, retiring after 18 years . He was a member of the Lions club and had served as president of the Longhaven Lions Club for three terms.
He came to Wickenburg in 1988 and was a member of St Anthony's Catholic Church. He was also a life member of the local submarine chapter of Arizona Pigboaters and the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Katherine Jacobsen of Wickenburg; a son Mark (Luanne); daughter Kathy; grandchildren Christine, Rebecca, Amy, Ame Sholley and Wes Jacobsen (Cristi); great-grandson Logan Jacobsen; and sister Lorraine Sorensen of Phoenix.
A memorial mass was held on April 2, 2007 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Fr. George Highberger as celebrant.