Wilfred John Jacobson, late of late of Lake Alma, SK, passed away May 25, 2019 at the age of 81 years.
He was predeceased by his parents, James and Lilly Jacobson; father and mother-in-law, Clifford and Mildred Bloor; brothers-in-law, Clinton Bloor and Ted Tiefenbach.
Wilfred is survived by wife Thelma; his children: Charlene (Rick), Jeff, Alton, Danny (Lindsey) and Twila; grandchildren: James Anderson [Ava, Dakota Natalie]; Jeremy (Randi) Anderson [Paislee, Huxley], Owen (Rachel) Anderson [Jeremy, Shane, Aubrey, Carmen], Derek (Kaelee) Anderson [Jace], Laurae (Justin) Kessler, Austin Anderson, Darcy (Riane) Jacobson, Dylan Jacobson, Emma Jacobson; brother, Odin (Beatrice) Jacobson and Lawrence (Molly) Jacobson; sisters: Shirley (Tommy) Paul, Violet Edmunds, Thelmona (Chris) Tatarliov; and his loyal pet, Ricco.
Wilfred was born February 10, 1938 at Ratcliffe, SK. On October 8, 1965, he married Thelma Bloor. Wilfred was a quiet hardworking cowboy, through and through. He never said 'No" to anyone and always offered to lend a hand or do a job that no one else wanted to work at. Wilfred was good with animals and enjoyed breaking horses and raised Hereford cattle. He will be missed by his loyal pet companion, Ricco. Wilfred had many interests in many employment activities such as chariot racing, Thoroughbred horses, farming, drilling rigs and grader operator. He held many positions in the community, such as the community vet, the Mayor and Water Commissioner of Lake Alma, SK. Wilfred's greatest accomplishments in his life were being a good husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather as well as being a good neighbor.
A Visitation was held Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. from RD Family Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, SK.
A Private Family Graveside Service was held at Saron Cemetery, Lake Alma, SK with Pastor Kelly Henning officiating. Active Pallbearers were: James Anderson, Jeremy Anderson, Owen Anderson, Derek Anderson, Austin Anderson, Darcy Jacobson and Dylan Jacobson. Luncheon for family, friends and neighbors was held Friday, May 31, 2019 at 3:00p.m. at Lake Alma Hall, Lake Alma, SK.
For family and friends so wishing donations in memory of Wilfred may be made to the Borderline Saddle Club, c/o Jami Storle, General Delivery, Lake Alma, SK, S0C 1M0.