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KEWANEE - Kenneth S. Jacobson, 64, of Kewanee, IL, formerly of Cottage Grove, WI, died Saturday morning, May 25, 2019 at Aperion Care in Marseilles, IL.
Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 30 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Private inurnment will take place at a later date in Wisconsin. Memorials may be directed to the Kenneth Jacobson Memorial Fund.
He was born July 22, 1954 in Ft. Atkinson, WI, the son of Stanley and Marge (Olesten) Jacobson. He is survived by a son Wes (Sarah) Jacobson of Kewanee, a grandson, Keegan and a sister, Jane Shaub of Madison, WI, He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.
Kenneth graduated from Monona Grove High School in Madison, WI in 1972. He worked in the cattle industry as a stockman. He also had shown cattle and in 1981 had the National Champion Bull and Heifer at the Louisville Cattle Show. He enjoyed showing Chi-Angus cattle, fishing and mushroom hunting and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.