Marjorie L. Sutherland Jacobson, 97, passed away in Franklin on Dec. 26, 2013. She was a resident of Greenwood for more than 50 years.
She was born May 7, 1916, in Bismarck, N.D., a daughter of Robert and Mina (Gilchrist) Sutherland.
She is survived by her sister, Dorothy J. Sutherland, who resides in Arizona; and her stepson, Clifford Jacobson, who resides in Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry J. Jacobson.
She was a graduate of University of Manitoba, Canada, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in 1936, a Master of Science degree in 1938 and a Ph.D. in 1942. She was fluent in French and German. She was a statistical consultant. She co-wrote many scientific publications.
There will be no services. Mrs. Jacobson will be laid to rest at Sunland Memorial Park in Sun City, Ariz., next to her parents.
You are invited to read the obituary online at www.wilsonstpierre.com, where you may sign the guestbook or share a memory.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marjorie Sutherland Jacobson Archival Fund. American citizens may send checks payable to University of Manitoba Foundation U.S.A. Inc. in care of Ms. Christine McGahan at the law firm Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., 22nd Floor, IBM Plaza, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-3607; 312-840-7000; fax: 312-840-7900.
University of Manitoba alumni living in the U.S. may direct donations payable to the University of Manitoba and addressed to the University of Manitoba, 179 Extended Education Complex, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada; 204-474-9195 or toll free: 1-800-330-8066 or Fax: 204-474-7635 or online at umanitoba.ca/giving.