Shelly Anna Jacobsen, age 67 of rural Morgan formerly of Minneapolis, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Ecumen Prairie Hill Assisted Living in St. Peter. According to her wishes, no services will be held. Memorials may be sent to the We Care Project at P.O. Box 84 Morgan, MN 56266. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Born on October 2, 1951 to Richard and Jane (Woodford) Jacobsen in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. She graduated from Morgan Public High School. Shelly continued her education at Mankato State University where she graduated with an accounting degree. Later, she received her Certified Public Accountant certification. Shelly worked as an accountant in Houston, TX and then Minneapolis. She then opened her own accounting business in Minneapolis before moving it to New Ulm and finally to Morgan. She served many of her clients from the cities, even after she had moved away from Minneapolis, until she retired in August of 2017. The We Care Project food shelf in Morgan was very important to Shelly. She enjoyed collecting and refurbishing Cushman scooters, Farmall tractors and ‘57 Chevy’s.
Shelly is survived by her siblings: Judith (Lloyd) Tompkins of Park Rapids, David (Charlene) Jacobsen of Faribault, and Curtis (Lisa) Jacobsen of Garrison; many nieces and nephews who were very special to her; many close friends; and her cat Bubba. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters Janice & Kathryn and niece Nicole.