Caryn Jacobson

Caryn Jacobson was born Feb. 9, 1955 in Akron, IA to parents Vernon and Florence (Siemers) Fickbohm.  She died Dec. 18, 2012 at Sanford Vermillion Hospital at the age of 57.


Caryn attended Hillswood and Newdale rural schools and graduated from Beresford High School.  She married Dean Jacobson on July 16, 1983 in Alcester.  She operated an in-home daycare and worked at Custom Coil for many years.

Caryn was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Alcester and was a Sunday School teacher for 10 years.  She enjoyed crafts, cooking and baking, reading and walking her dogs.  Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her daughter, Staci.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Craig; and a sister-in-law, Sandi.

Her survivors include her daughter, Staci Jacobson, Beresford; two brothers, Curtis (Julie) Fickbohm, Vermillion, and Calvin Fickbohm, Sioux Falls; two sisters, Colleen Speakman, Vermillion, and Candice (Mark) Merrick, Alcester; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church in Alcester with burial following in Peace Lutheran Cemetery, rural Alcester.  Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.

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