Marvin "Marv" Jacobsen

June 24, 1938 - May 6, 2019
Plainwell, MI



Saturday, June 1, 2019
1:00 PM EDT
Otsego United Methodist Church
223 E. Allegan St.
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-2939
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Memorial or Tribute Donation
3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674
(800) 242-8721
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Charity of Choice


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Plainwell Flowers
117 S. Main
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-8055
Driving Directions
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The Petal Company
108 West Allegan Street
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7080
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Life Story / Obituary


A wonderful husband, father and friend, Marvin Jacobsen, age 80, of Plainwell passed away on May 6, 2019. Marv was born on June 24, 1938 in Trowbridge Township to Harold & Olive (Burnett) Jacobsen. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Otsego United Methodist; 223 E. Allegan St. Marv’s family includes his wife of 59 years, Myrna; his daughter Stacee Mattimore; his grandchildren: Benjamin, Molly, Casey and Monica; his brother David Mullligan; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Jerry Mulligan. Marv graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1956. Marv worked as a truck driver for over 38 years. After retirement, he worked for Harold Ziegler. Marv collected antique cars for many years. Please visit Marv’s memory page at where you can archive a memory or photo and sign his memory book online. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.