Lloyd E. Jacobson
Lloyd E. Jacobson, age 93, of Tomahawk, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at his home under the care of his family and Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice. Lloyd was born in Evansville, Wis., on Jan. 6, 1930, to the late Edmund and Edna (Thomas) Jacobson. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1948 where he proudly served one-year active duty and six years in the Reserves. Lloyd was married to Vila M. Allen on March 17, 1951, in Dubuque, Iowa; she preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2017.
Lloyd and Vila lived in Brooklyn, Wis., where he was an active member of the community serving on the Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department for 28 years and also served on the Brooklyn Town Board. Lloyd was a member of the American Legion Post 106. He was a talented banjo player playing with the Booster Band in the 1960s and ‘70s. Lloyd owned and operated a plumbing business for over 33 years and drove bus for the Oregon Schools. He also worked at Pet Milk during the 1950s in Belleville for several years. In 1991, he moved to Tomahawk.
Survivors include his sons, Greg (Lucy) Jacobson, and Scott Jacobson; his daughters, Micki (Ken) Duerst and Kelly (Michael) Callaway; his brother, LeRoy (Anne) Jacobson; and his sisters, Barbara (Sandy) Adams and Eunice Goodwin. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Clifford (Amy), Brett (Amy), Kyle, Eddie, and Matt; and his great-grandchildren, Connor, Amber, Olivia, Leah, and Ayden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Edna; his wife, Vila; his sister, Margie Brandt; and his brother-in-law, Donald Goodwin.
In accordance with Lloyd’s wishes, no formal services will be held. Generations Funeral Home & Crematory, Tomahawk, is assisting the family. You may view Lloyd’s obituary and leave online condolences at www.generationsfuneral.com.