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Michael Jacobson 08/30/2019

Michael Jacobson 08/30/2019

Michael Aaron Jacobson, age 48, of New Richmond died Friday, August 30, 2019 at Westfields Hospital. He was born the son to Mark and Marge (Backes) Jacobson on December 26, 1970 in K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Gwinn, MI. Mike attended Lourdes High School in Rochester, graduating in 1989. He earned his B.S degree at UW-River Falls and his Juris Doctorate from U of MN Law School. On September 17, 1994, he married Tracy Kreibich in Spring Valley, WI. Mike practiced law for 23 years. Five years ago, he became Associate Business Law Professor at UW-River Falls. He was blessed with 3 amazing daughters, Reese, Tessa and Shaye as well as an honorary son, Samuel Charbonneau. Mike was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing for muskies and bird hunting with his dogs. He was on the Airport Commission, board member of the National Red Setter Foundation and a tennis, basketball, soccer and dance dad. He achieved Eagle Scout and proudly supported the Boys Scouts of America. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Charlotte Backes and Keith Jacobson. Mike is survived by his wife, Tracy; daughters, Reese (Sam Charbonneau), Tessa and Shaye; parents, Mark and Marge Jacobson; grandmother, Patricia Jacobson; brother, Matt and niece, Abigail Jacobson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Larry and Laurie Kreibich; brother-in-law, Cory (Sara) Kreibich; nephews, Trae and Caeden and niece, Drew Kreibich; the Pat and LouAnn Becker families and Brad Guinn Family and Marilynn Guinn Family all of New Richmond as well as the Peter and JoAnn Martin families of River Falls. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (151 S Washington Ave) in New Richmond. Memorial visitation was held Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7:45 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (728 S Knowles Ave) in New Richmond and on Wednesday from 3-4 pm at the church. Private family interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.