Marilyn ‘Granny’ Jacobson


Marilyn “Granny” J. Jacobson, 84, of Olin passed away March 18, 2021 at her home.

Her family has granted her wishes of cremation and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Burial will take place at the Olin Cemetery.

Marilyn Joan was born Aug. 14, 1936 in Delmar, to Frances and Emelia Frett. She graduated from Wheatland High School. She worked at the meat department for Jack & Jill for several years and went on to work at Duane Sprank Dairy Farms until retirement. She was a member of the Olin United Methodist Church. In her younger years she played sports including the DeWitt Daisies Women’s Softball Team. Granny enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with family and friends, fishing, camping, bowling and socializing.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children; Rick Bauer of Olin, Cindy (Mark) Miller of Olin, Kevin (Deb) Bauer of DeWitt; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Christy E. Jacobsen, a daughter Christine “Babe” Jacobson-Egger, two brothers and a sister.

Online condolences may be left for the family at In lieu of flowers, memorials and cards of condolences may be directed to Kevin Bauer Attn: Marilyn Jacobson Family 110 Cutlass Court Calamus, Iowa.

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