Edward W. Jacobsen, Jr., age 83, of Lombard, died November 15, 2020, at his home.
Edward was the loving husband of the late Jan nee Urbanow; loving father of Cheryl (Kirk) Vipond of Waconia, Minnesota, Brian of Lombard, Kate (Matt) Bialecki of Elmhurst, and the late Edward III; step-father of Jeff of Villa Park, Daniel (Bernadette) of West Chicago, Chris, Allison (Kevin) Looby of Warrenville, Tim (Stacie) of Normal, Peter (Nicole) of West Chicago, Matt (Kathy) of Arizona, Sarah (Jon) Bryan of Lombard; grandfather of Patrick, Bridget, Robert, Jim, Matt, Jake, Molly, Lukas, Ben, Sam, Bekka, Marae, Cody, Tommy, Braden, Audrey, Jack, Brett, Megan, Harper, Cameron, Josslin, Jessica, Georgia, Caden, Drew, the late Noah, the late Kaylin; great-grandfather of Cooper, Eleanor and Maisel; dear brother of the late Robert, Donald (Carol) of Elmhurst and Mary (Mark) Kulik of Barrington.
After COVID, a Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard, IL 60148 or American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 would be appreciated.
Ed had been a resident of Lombard since 1969. He retired from Chicago Mold & Engineering after 50 years with the company. Ed was a member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, where he was active on several boards and served as an Elder there.
Ed loved model and full-size trains. He was a collector of stamps, shot glasses and beer cans. He also loved the Cubs and Bears. Ed enjoyed working with his tools and making things for others. He adored his dogs and enjoyed sitting on his back porch with others. He loved his 1960 Thunderbird and Cruise Nights in Lombard.
Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.