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Diane Jacobson Obituary

Diane P. Jacobson
Diane P. Jacobson

October 20, 1935 - May 16, 2017
Resided in Wausau, WI

Obituary

Diane P. Jacobson, 81, Wausau, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Wausau Manor after a long courageous battle with cancer.

She was born October 20, 1935 in London, England, daughter of the late Walter Moore and Una May (Warren) Goodesmith. On March 16, 1957, she married Richard Jacobson in London. He survives.

Diane was a homemaker and assisted with bookkeeping at her husband's office. She was an avid flower gardener and enjoyed many hours visiting with her husband and the residents at Mountain Terrace. Diane was a story writer and her stories were published twice in the Wausau Daily Herald. Above all she loved spending time with her family and was affectionately known by her grandchildren as "Grammy".

Survivors include her husband, Richard "Dick" Jacobson, Wausau; children, Donna (Eric) Owens, Hubertus, Darla (Daniel) Gratton, Wausau Guy (Jennifer) Jacobson, Lombard, Illinois and Sandra (Wayne) Collette, Mundelein, Illinois; grandchildren, Vanessa and Stephanie Gratton, both of Madison, Ashley (Tyler) Picchiottino, Ripon, Lea Owens, Des Moines, Iowa, Jaclyn Collette, Mundelein, Illinois and Jessica Collette, Alaska; great-grandson, Wesley Picchiottino, Ripon; brother, Nigel Goodesmith, England; sister, Susan Logan, England; many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau. Rev. Joy Nelson-Jeffers will officiate. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services all at the Sixth Street funeral home.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staffs at Mountain Terrace, Wausau Manor, Aspirus Palliative Care, and Dr. Derrick Siebert and staff at Radiology Associates for the kind, compassionate care given to Diane.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com

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Visitation
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home-East
1302 Sixth Street
Wausau, WI US 54403
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home-East
1302 Sixth Street
Wausau, WI US 54403
Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Restlawn Memorial Park
T4710 N. Troy
Wausau, WI US 54403
Saturday, May 20, 2017