David D. Jacob, 64, of Ottertail, MN, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his home.
David Dean Jacob was born at St. Ansgar’s Hospital in Moorhead, MN on October 23, 1957, to Kenneth and Clara Belle (Jacob) Swanson. His mother passed away on December 10, 1960. Kenneth, Jr. (deceased) and David were adopted by Kenneth and Thelma Jacob on June 28, 1962. He was raised in the Harwood, ND area and attended school in West Fargo and a year in Fargo. David held several jobs in Fargo but later located to the Perham-Ottertail area where he resided until his death.
He was preceded in death by his biological parents: father, Kenneth Jacob; step-father: Ervin “Bud” Schaeffer; brother: Kenneth; grandparents: Art & Tracy Arre and Thor & Alma Thompson; several aunts and uncles.
David will be greatly missed by his mother: Thelma “Tommi” Schaeffer of Bismarck; daughter: Sarah Wertz of Big Lake, MN; nephews: Richard (Jeanette) Schaeffer of Bismarck, Jason (Kara) Schaeffer and their children: Mason & Charlotte of Fargo and numerous cousins.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at West Funeral Home in West Fargo.
Visitation: An hour before the service.
Interment: Maple-Sheyenne Lutheran Cemetery, rural Harwood, ND
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