Arlene Jacobson

Arlene G. Jacobson, 92, of Lansing, formerly of New Albin, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Graveside services were held Tuesday, January 24 at St. Peter’s Cemetery in New Albin with Pastor Dick Wohlgemuth officiating. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing handled the arrangements.

Arlene Grace Jacobson was born June 8, 1930 in Wisconsin to Franz and Alida (Johnson) Seidel. October 30, 1951, she married Victor Jacobson and they raised four children together.

She is survived by her three daughters: Nancy (Bob) Featherston of Prairie du Chien, WI and their children: Kenny, Jim, Amanda and Amy and their families; Vicki (Jim) Baures of Lansing and their children: Angel and Jim and their families; and Patty Miller of Caledonia, MN and her children: Terry, Duane, Heidi and Patrick and their families; along with one brother, Franklin Seidel; a daughter-in-law, Joan Betthauser, and her son Brandon; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Victor; a son, Alvin Jacobson; a granddaughter, Jessica Jacobson; and two brothers, Wendelin and Ferdinand Seidel.

Casketbearers were Duane and Patrick Miller, Angel Walleser and Jim Baures. Online condolences may be left at