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Chris Steven Jacobson


Nov. 1, 1956 - Nov. 15, 2017

Chris Steven Jacobson, 61, passed away Nov. 15, 2017 at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital in Vancouver, Wash. Chris was born in Coos Bay, on Oregon November 1, 1956 to Dolores Fincher and Clarence Jacobson.

Chris was raised up the Coos River. He attended Marshfield High School and Portland Community College where he studied diesel mechanics. He held various jobs throughout his lifetime. He worked as a truck driver, equipment operator and maintenance expert. His work ethic was valued by everyone who knew him. He gave every job he did 150 percent.

Chris was a gentle soul who wished no one any harm. He loved his children immensely and he was very proud of them. Chris especially enjoyed all the time he spent with his family. He loved being outside in nature and enjoyed going to the beach with his dogs.

Chris struggled with depression most of his life. He tried to understand it and fought it with everything he had. He will be greatly missed and always loved.

He is survived by both his parents, Clarence Jacobson and Dolores Fincher; stepmother, Barb Hoy and Kelly; stepsister, Cindy George and Mike; son, Matt Jacobson and Jessica; son, Jesse Jacobson and Jennifer; daughter, Christa Hentges and Teri and six grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by his brother, Mike Jacobson; and sister, Kelly Jacobson Works.

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