Elsie (LC) Emmel Jacobson, 99, Mountrail Bethel Home, Stanley, died Friday, April 5, 2013, with her daughters at her side at Mountrail Bethel Home.
Elsie was born Feb. 5, 1914, to L.C. Emmel and Luella (Clark) Emmel. She had five brothers and four sisters and lived on the family homestead in Stafford Township, Renville County.
Elsie married Kermit Jacobson June 11, 1932. They farmed in Renville County until 1953, when they moved to Watford City. They had three daughters, Clarice Bernsdorf, Minot, Jean Christianson, and Linda Karpyak, Dallas, Texas.
She is survived by: two daughters, Clarice and Linda, and their husbands, Darrell Bernsdorf and Steven Karpyak; three grandchildren, Tim Christianson, Jill Bernsdorf Nohr, and Anya Karpyak; nine great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her husband, Kermit; daughter, Jean, and her husband, John Christianson; five grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Elsie leaves behind a legacy of love. We will forever cherish the memory of her kind heart, her gentle spirit, her quiet strength, and her great faith. We take comfort knowing she is now home with her beloved Jesus. How blessed we were to have this special lady as our Mother, Gram, and Great Gram. We love you. Hugs and Kisses.
A Celebration of Life memorial service: Will be held this summer. Anyone wishing to send condolences at this time may address them to: Clarice Bernsdorf, 404-32nd Ave. SW, Apt D, Minot, ND 58701.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com)
(Arrangement entrusted to Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)