BASEHOR, Kan. - Russell E. Jacobson 78, Basehor, KS passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Born Oct. 5, 1934 in Story City, IA. Son of Reuben & Elsie (Hetland) Jacobson. Graduated in Boxholm, IA 1952. Survived by wife of 59 yrs, Vivian (Chase) Jacobson of Harcourt, Iowa; son Byron, spouse Cheryl; daughter Tina Cunningham, spouse John; son Russell, spouse Cheryl and daughter Nancy Hughes. Also survived, 12 grandchildren (9 married) and 20 great-grandchildren. Surviving siblings, sister, MarJeanGuderian and brother Lowell, spouse Margaret. Served in the US Navy 4 yrs; 36 yrs at the USPS. Proudly served Jaycees's, Lion's Club, Rotary, founding member of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Newbury Park, CA. Found joy in family, church, travel and volunteering.