Oscar M. Jacobson, GM2c
USS Salt Lake City CA25
USS SLC..."Enlisted Navy"...Oscar M. "Jake" Jacobson, GM2c
Oscar passed away on Nov. 4th, 2008. Information from nephew, Mike Mullins - Obituary
Florence Jacobson, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31st, 2009. Information from dau., Nancy Williams
Mar. 4th, 2000
My uncle Oscar "Jake" Jacobson served aboard the Salt Lake City during WWII.
He boarded the SLC on Dec. 18th, 1941 and was in the 5th Division Gunner's Mates.
He was a Pearl Harbor Survivor aboard the Battleship USS West Virginia (BB-48)
#2 in 5th Division Gunner's Mates Feb., 1944
Honoring Vernard E. Bivin, S1c
SLC Deck Logs Dec. 1941 Feb. 1943 Jul. 1944
Attended the following SLC Reunions: 1991 1993
Oscar M. Jacobson, age 89, formerly of 9 Dudley Hill Road, died Tuesday,
November 4, 2008, at Sterling Health Care Center, Sterling, MA.
He leaves his wife of 63 years, Florence S. (Piekarczyk) Jacobson of Sterling, formerly of Dudley; two daughters: Cindy J. Jacobson of Boylston, Nancy M. Williams and her husband David of Amherst, NH; a sister, Laura Bryda of Missouri. He was predeceased by a son, Roy M. Jacobson, and by a brother, Carl Jacobson of Webster.
Oscar was born in Lowell, MA, son of the late Sigurd and Mary (Englebretsen) Jacobson and lived in Dudley most of his life. He was a retired inspector having worked many years at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft.
Oscar was a United States Navy Veteran, and was a Pearl Harbor survivor of World War II. He was a member of the U.S.S Salt Lake City Association and the Zion Lutheran Church in Oxford. He enjoyed woodworking.
The funeral for Oscar was held on Friday, November 7, 2008.
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