RONALD (RON) HAROLD JACOBSEN
June 10, 1943 ˜ November 5, 2020
Ronald (Ron) Harold Jacobsen passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2020, surrounded by his family in Covington, WA. He was 77 years old.
He was born June 10, 1943, in Portland, OR and was the oldest son of three boys. Ron graduated from Portland State University in Portland, OR, with a degree in mechanical engineering. He had a 43-year career as a licensed professional engineer at Freightliner. He loved his work and his colleagues throughout his professional life. Ron was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many leadership positions in the church.
Ron was preceded in death by his first wife, Pamela; second wife, Janene; as well as his oldest daughter, Jennifer.
He is survived by his daughters, Christina and Jessica Smith (Josh); as well as his grandchildren, Ronald, Emma, Jacob and Lucy; younger brothers, Brent (Pat) and Dale. Ron was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
A family-only graveside service will be held on Monday, Nov. 16. Arrangements are being handled by Finley’s-Sunset Hills Mortuary.
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