Obituary: Teacher Jean Jacobson defied stereotypes of her time

  • by: Pam Louwagie , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 15, 2014 - 9:14 PM

Jean Jacobson was ahead of her time for women her age. Raised during the Great Depression, she left Devils Lake, N.D., after graduating from high school and traveled by herself to St. Paul’s Hamline University, majoring in physical education and business and earning a teaching certificate.

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