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April 18, 1963 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 57)
Obituary & Services
Darrel Michael Jacobson, 57, Mandan, died unexpectedly at his home on August 24, 2020.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, August 31, 2020 at St. Pius V Catholic Church, New Salem, with Fr. John Guthrie celebrating. Burial will be at the Almont Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, with a parish vigil and rosary at 7 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Darrel was born April 18, 1963 in Elgin, the middle child of Ed and Arlene (Voigt) Jacobson. Raised and educated in Almont, he graduated from Almont High School in 1981 and attended NDSCS in Wahpeton, receiving a degree in computer programming. He moved to Chicago where he worked for Ma Bell, aka AT&T. Later in San Antonio, he designed a telephone grid for the southwest US when he was just 20 years old. Darrel moved back to North Dakota where he worked in Mandan at NCDC, later NISC. He also worked for Cloverdale and MDU. Darrel loved hunting, fishing, and playing sports, especially softball and shooting pool. He enjoyed riding horse, whether chasing cattle or goofing around. An avid Dallas Cowboy’s fan, all of his vehicles were blue and silver, and always Ford’s. Darrel took great pride in his home and yard, kept it immaculate. He made many friends through his DJ business. Darrel was loved by many for his infectious personality and jokes.
Blessed to have shared in his life are his six brothers, Dusty (Sandy Graf), Bismarck, Dale (Hollie) and David (Lynne), all of Almont, Jared (Sara), Lincoln, Michael (Melissa Plesuk), Mandan, and Mark (Marilyn), Almont; nephew and nieces, James Jacobson, Debbie (Tyrel) Schulz, and Caroline Jacobson; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Darrel was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, Andrew, and a sister, Debra.
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