2009-06-18 / Obituaries

Robert A. Jacobssen, 85

Robert A. Jacobssen, 85, of Tiverton, formerly of Jamestown, died Tuesday, June 9, at Sakonnet Bay Manor.

He was the husband of the late Louise M. (Long) Jacobssen.

Jacobssen graduated from Brown University. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served during World War II. He was an advertising salesman and worked for numerous publications in New York City. He retired from Architectural Digest.

Jacobssen was an avid tennis player and enjoyed boating.

He leaves two sons, Eric Jacobssen of Maine and Guy Jacobssen of Tennessee; a brother, Eugene Jacobssen; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Emily Jacobssen.

Services will be private.

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 317, Jamestown, RI 02835.

For information and guestbook visit, www.FaganQuinnFuneral- Home.com.

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