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ALLEN LLOYD JACOBSEN June 21, 1947 - May 4, 2012 Allen Jacobsen of Calgary passed away peacefully after a short battle with lung cancer on May 4, 2012. Allen is survived by his loving wife Carole; son Derek Jacobsen (Rhonda); daughter Debbie Nash (Alfie); his granddaughter Bevin Nash; brothers Ken (Wendy), Ron (Debra); sisters-in-law Elaine (Garry) Gratzky, Susan Baxter (Tom Luck), Diane (Jim) Waddell; brother-in-law Douglas (Louise) Baxter as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Walter and Marjorie Jacobsen. Al was born and raised in Winnipeg. He worked for Trans-Air and Holiday Inns in Winnipeg prior to relocating to Vancouver and later Calgary. Al will be fondly remembered for his wonderful culinary skills and passion for cooking. Everyone enjoyed his fabulous gourmet meals that he loved to prepare. In honour of Allen a memorial service will be held at St. Martin-in-the-Field Church at 160 Smithfield Ave. on Friday, June 15 at 3:00 p.m. Donations in Allen's memory can be made to St. Martin-in-the-Field Church.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on June 09, 2012
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