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Dana Scott Jacobson

Dana Scott Jacobson, 38, Clearwater, Fla., passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, in Clearwater.

Dana was born Jan. 23, 1973 in Fargo. His family moved to Mayville, N.D., where he attended school. In 1991, he graduated from Mayville-Portland High School where he participated in wrestling and football. He also played baseball during the summer. Dana attended Mayville State University, where he also played football. He held several jobs in the Fargo area, before he moved to Engelwood, Colo., where he became a sales rep for R. Stafford. In 2000, he married Rachel Coppenwrath. They then moved to Clearwater, Fla., where he continued as a sales rep for Independence Resource, becoming Salon Centric.

Dana loved watching all sports. Playing golf was one of his favorite pastimes.

He is survived by his father, Gregory (Sharon) Jacobson, West Fargo; mother, Glenda Jacobson, Mayville; brother, Kris (Nicole) Jacobson, Atlantic Beach, Fla.; sister, Robyn (John) Haines, St. Charles, Mo.; stepbrother, Mike (Sara) Sell; stepsister, Lauren (Russell) Shawcross; grandparents, Glen and Jeannine Maurer, West Fargo; grandmother, Eileen Veitch, West Fargo and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Vernon Jacobson and Norman Veitch.

Dana will be very much missed by all his family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m., with visitation from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, with a reception to follow.

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(West Funeral Home, West Fargo)