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Mr. Robert Mark Jacobson

Obituary for Mr. Robert Mark Jacobson

January 14, 1951 - December 9, 2017
Strongsville, Ohio | Age 66

Loving Father, Dear Brother, Uncle and Nephew, and Cherished Friend of Many


Robert Mark Jacobson, age 66, of Strongsville, Ohio; loving father of Christopher M. Jacobson; dear brother of Thomas Jacobson (Connie), and Kirk Jacobson (Cindy); beloved son of the late Rev. Robert H. Jacobson and the late Jane Ann (nee Hottell) Jacobson; nephew of John Hottell (Rita), Janet Burkhardt (Skip), and Nola Bonandrini (Ben). Mark graduated from Benton Harbor, Michigan High School in 1969 where he excelled in basketball and football. He then graduated from Alma College in Alma, Michigan in 1973 with a B.A. degree, and was Vice President "Epi Prytanis" of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. In 1976, Mark graduated from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant with an M.B.A. and was a member of the Sigma Iota Epsilon Honorary Management Fraternity. Mark worked for Aetna Inc. for 28 years from 1973 to 2001, having worked in Saginaw, Michigan, Hartford, Connecticut, and Richfield, Ohio, and retired as an Account Executive. He received his professional designation of Chartered Life Underwriter from The American College in 1986. Mark was active with coaching youth recreation teams in Strongsville, and enjoyed golfing, swing-dancing, playing basketball and softball in men's leagues, running in road races. Mark was also a proud supporter of Alma College, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and all of Cleveland's pro sports teams. He passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Although flowers are appreciated, the family prefers memorial contributions be forwarded to the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, or to the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, Philanthropy Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue / DV3, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, or please visit The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, December 14, 2017, where services will be held at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. Dennis Barta officiating. Interment will follow at Woodvale Cemetery in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.


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