Dennis "Jake" Eugene Jacobsen


November 13, 1953 - September 22, 2015





Dennis Eugene Jacobsen was born November 13, 1953 in Mitchell to Harvey and Lucille (McGraw) Jacobsen.  He grew up on the family farm near Letcher and graduated from Letcher High School in 1972. Following high school he attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, IA.  On November 27, 1992 he married Debra Feterl in Mitchell.  He owned and operated Jake’s Lounge in Letcher for thirty-eight years.

He is survived by his wife, Debra; sister, Nancy (Don) Lewis, Sioux Falls; two brothers: Kenny (Shirley) Jacobsen, LeMars, IA, and Bob (Becky) Jacobsen, Sioux Falls; two sisters-in-law: Joan Jacobsen and LeAnn (Randy) Musick, Mitchell; two brothers-in-law: Roger (Reenie) Feterl and Alan (Anita) Feterl, Salem; his four dogs: Foxey, Sugar, Hannah and Buddy and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, John and father and mother-in-law, Raymond and Lorraine Feterl.



Friday, September 25, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saint Scholastic Cemetery
Letcher, South Dakota

entry posted by Paul Arnotii on 10-02-2015
Dennis was a fine friend, every time we came to Mitchell he and Deb treated me and my group like family. Best Halloween parties. I will miss Dennis, Deb you are in my prayers. Paul
entry posted by The Denver Hunters on 09-30-2015
You and Jake have been so kind to us. We want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you both.
entry posted by Don & Elaine Eichacker on 09-25-2015
Sending our deepest Sympathy to you Deb on the passing of Jake. Thoughts and prayers to you during this sad time.
entry posted by Sue and Cal Strand on 09-25-2015
So sorry for your loss! We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
entry posted by mike& anna dewey on 09-25-2015
deb and family, soo sad to hear about the passing of jake, he was agood man and a good friend, will miss him forever . mike and anna dewey
entry posted by Peggy Hiles on 09-24-2015
Deb-- I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Jake today! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
entry posted by Virginia on 09-24-2015
So sorry for your loss
entry posted by Nancy Kelly on 09-24-2015
RIP my friend!! U will b SOO missed!! Hugs to Deb & family!! Taken WAY to soon!!
entry posted by Shirley Wuertzer on 09-24-2015
So sorry for your loss.
entry posted by Linda & Mike Unke on 09-24-2015
Deb, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Jake. Although we are unable to be with you as we are out of state, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
entry posted by Gary & Kay Shafer on 09-24-2015
We were so sad to hear of Jake's sudden passing. May it comfort you to know, in all probability he didn't suffer. May you find comfort in all the good memories you had with Jake all these years. We hope you are able to share some of those memories to ease the pain of his death. Peace & Comfort with Prayers all these days.
entry posted by Dusty Peterson on 09-24-2015
Deb and Family
Sorry to hear about Jake.
RIP Jake
entry posted by Cheryl Kunkel on 09-24-2015
Deb thinking I praying for you. So very sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. God Bless You
entry posted by Mark & Dawna VO on 09-24-2015
Thinking of you, Deb. So sorry to hear about Jake. He will be missed so much!
entry posted by Karen Bloom on 09-24-2015
I was so shocked and saddened to hear about Jake's passing. I am so very sorry for your loss!!
entry posted by The Luckett's on 09-24-2015
You are in our thoughts and prayers and we are all going to miss Jake as well. I don't think we were ever anywhere that we didn't get a shout out from you two. Take care and remember we are just a phone call away.

God bless you
Val, Dawn, Mace, Josh, Vance & family
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