Marshall A. Jacobsen, 96, passed away in his sleep at Fountain Inn, SC on July 29, 2021. Marshall was born in Chicago, IL on October 4, 1924, to Edwin and Edith (Seglem) Jacobsen. Marshall was raised near Hanna Indiana on a farm where he formed his love of the outdoors and nature. As a youth his sister, Jeanette and he loved singing and performed as “The Tumbleweeds”. After graduation he served in the Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Randolph. After the war Marshall married the love of his life Ruth Jordan. He went on to study 3 years at Mayo Clinic and then became an X-Ray technician at the South Bend Clinic. Marshall was an avid fly fisher, fly tyer and mentor to others who wanted to learn fly fishing. Marshall ran the Elkhart Conservation Club’s brown trout hatchery for many years.
Marshall had 3 nieces and 4 nephews along with great and great great nieces and nephews. He spent his final years in South Carolina and grew close to his nephew, Dennis Strader (wife: Deborah), great nephews Matthew Strader, David Strader (wife: Heather), great great nieces Sylvia Strader, Stella Strader, great great nephew Titus Strader who loved spending time with Uncle Marshall.
Marshall was preceded in death by Ruth, his wife of 68 years, his parents, and his sister
Family is grateful and thanks the Hospice of the Upstate in South Carolina for their dedicated care in the final months of Marshall’s life.
Private services will be held for Marshall at New Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Indiana on Friday, August 6, 2021. . In lieu of flowers make someone’s day brighter or memorial contributions can be made to either Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road Anderson, SC 29621 or Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545 in remembrance of Marshall Jacobsen.