Obituaries Eleanor I. Christensen

Eleanor I. Christensen, 86, of Vermillion, died Sunday, April 24, 2005 at Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville, FL

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vermillion. Burial will follow in BluffView Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 2, at the Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home in Vermillion. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 7 p.m. May 2.

Alma Jacobson

Alma Jacobson, 90, of Torrington, WY, formerly of Vermillion, died Sunday, April 24, 2005 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Alma Lillian Bruyer was born March 24, 1915 on the family farm east of Vermillion to Joseph and Louise (Lambert) Bruyer. She attended Fairview Elementary School, and graduated from Vermillion High School in 1932.

Alma stayed home for a few years before attending the Mitchell School of Business for a one year business program. Alma worked as a typist for the state capital in Pierre.

During her schooling in Mitchell, she met her husband Earl Arthur "Art" Jacobson Sr., and they married on March 1, 1938 in Vermillion. The couple moved to Elk Point, and also lived in Brookings for a while until moving to Palmdale, CA in 1956.

Art died in 1984, and Alma moved back to Vermillion in 1986 and to Torrington, WY in 1995.

She is survived by a son, Earl Jacobson Jr. of Atlanta, GA; and three daughters, Carol Person of Santa Rosa, CA, and Sheila Forney and Mary Pack, both of Torrington, WY; a sister, Dorothy Andrews of Tyler, TX; five grandchildren and seven great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Art; a son, David; two brothers, Earnest and George Bruyer; and a grandson, Eric Jacobson.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion with burial in the Bruyer Cemetery, rural Vermillion. Visitation was held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion.

Joseph O. Logue

Memorial services celebrating the life of Joseph O. Logue, 92, of Blue Grass, IA, formerly of Sioux Falls, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at the First Lutheran Church, in the Christ the Victor Chapel, Sioux Falls.

Honoring Joe�s wish, cremation rites were accorded. Burial will take place at a later date in the Hills of Rest Cemetery, Sioux Falls. Joe died after an extended illness Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Center, Davenport, IA.

Joseph Oren Logue was born June 17, 1912 in rural Maskell, NE, the son of Lenard and Bina (Mann) Logue. Joe spent his childhood near Maskell and Vermillion, where he graduated from high school and then attended The University of South Dakota.

Joe proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the South Pacific Theatre as a Captain with the 147th Field Artillery Unit. After the war Joe returned to Hot Springs where he met and married Harriet Frances Pinkert in 1949.

In the early 1950s, Joe and Harriet moved their family to Sioux Falls where he worked in the construction industry until his retirement. Joe and Harriet retired to the Davenport, IA area to be near their much-loved grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Harriet; a daughter, Lynn Logue, Apple Valley, MN; a son, James (Rebecca) Logue, Blue Grass, IA; four grandchildren, Erin Logue, North Hollywood, CA, Jared (Jessica) Logue, E. Moline, IL; Amber Logue, Blue Grass, IA, and Joseph D. Logue, Blue Grass, IA; a great-granddaughter, Juliene Logue, E. Moline, IL; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

His parents, a sister Doris Emmeline Logue and a brother, Francis Belmont Logue preceded him in death. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Joseph�s obituary at

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