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Richard I. Jacobson, formerly of Morris, died Thursday, December 12, 2013 at age 78. Richard lived in Morris for many years and was an active member of the community as part of the Jaycees and Shriners organizations. He was born and raised in Elbow Lake, Minnesota and served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956.

Richard is survived by his wife, Barbara and their son Richard T. (Mai) Jacobson, and daughters Julie Schlosser and Stephanie (Phil) Hoch, and grandchildren Elizabeth Jacobson, Steven Jacobson, Logan Schlosser, Luke Schlosser, Liam Hoch, Eli Hoch and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters, two brothers and many nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents Leonard Jacobon and Esther Jacobson, and his infant daughter Tara.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16 at The Cremation Society of Minnesota at 7110 France Avenue South in Edina, Minnesota.