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Jake died February 26, 2017, at his home in Missoula. He was born December 21, 1942, in Missoula.He graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration. Jake spent his career with the USFS and retired from the Northern Region Office in Missoula in 1998 after 33 years of service. He was a Personnel Specialists and was an Ops Chief on a Type 1 Fire Incident Management Team. Jake was a NSA member and jumped at Missoula 1963, 65-67 and at Grangeville in 1964.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Jacobsen, Gerald L. (Missoula 1963)" (2017). Smokejumper Obituaries. 649.