Born in Santa Clara on Nov. 5, 1986, Mr. Jacobsen moved to Tracy in August 2001 and graduated from West High in 2005. He attended the Tracy Young Adult Program at Stein High School until 2009 and the Manteca Adult Development Center until his death.
Survivors include his parents, Karmin and Dan Schwertfeger of Tracy and Randy and Dina Jacobsen of San Jose; five siblings, Kyle Jacobsen, and his wife, Tamara, of Santa Rita, Guam, Nicol Rasmussen, Travis Schwertfeger and Christopher Schwertfeger, all of Tracy, and Zachery Jacobsen of San Jose.
Also surviving are five grandparents and a niece. A grandfather preceded him in death.
The celebration of Mr. Jacobsen’s life will begin at 1 p.m. next Friday at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave. Visitation will be observed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. that same day, and an online guest book can be viewed at www.frymemorialchapel.com.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Angelman Syndrome Foundation (www.angelman.org), 4255 Westbrook Drive, Ste. 219, Aurora, IL 60504; or to the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (www.cureangelman.org), P.O. Box 608, Downers Grove, IL 60515-0608.
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