Neva Jean Jacobson, 93, of Story City died April 10, 2018, at Bethany Manor in Story City. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Randall. Visitation will be after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the church.
Neva was born on Nov. 21, 1924, in Champaign, Ill., to Oscar and Neva (Garrick) Hall. She married Stanton Jacobson on Oct. 6, 1946. He died Aug. 17, 1987. She worked for many years as a legal secretary for the J.C. Brekken Law Firm. Neva was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and enjoyed traveling, embroidering for the Bethany Life Gift Shop and volunteering of RSVP. Neva dearly loved her grandchildren and animals at the Animal Rescue League in Des Moines.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Jacobson of Ames and Martha Jacobson of Arvada, Colo.; a son, Tom Jacobson of Great Falls, Mont.; two grandchildren, Rachael and Tanner; and two sisters, Helen Triplett of Mesa, Ariz., and Shirley Comeaux of Northfield, Minn.
Neva was preceded in death by her parents; husband and sister, Mary Margaret Mourlam.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Animal Rescue League in Des Moines.
Soderstrum Funeral Home in Story City is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and photos may be shared at www.soderstrumadams.com.