Nancy Jacobson (Ginger Buesch)
Nancy B. Jacobson, of Alton, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005, with her family by her side. She was in the care of the St. Anthony Hospital intensive care unit. She was 64 years old.The daughter of Andrew P. and Lois E. (Wells) Buesch, she was born May 18, 1941, in Evanston, Ill. She began coming to Aspen in 1949, the year her father built a home here. She spent many happy summers in Aspen riding horses and hiking, and making life-long friendships. As an adult, she was an avid reader, a loving mother, and a beloved aunt and sister.Ginger graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., in 1959. She earned a data processing certificate from Control Data Institute, worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the data processing department for years, and later was the data processing supervisor for Peavey/ConAgra. She retired in 1991.On Jan. 2, 1982, in Alton, she married Charles P. Jacobson, who survives her. Also surviving her are two daughters, Vicki L. (Legereit) Guliano of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Kelli J. (Legereit) McCormick and her husband, Scott, of Alton; one son, Clayton D. Legereit of Toledo, Ohio; three grandchildren, Leah D. and Charles J. McCormick, and Brandon D. Legereit; three stepdaughters, Vonda Zimmerman, Lisa Gray and Tanya Jacobson, all of Minnesota; one brother, Thomas A. Buesch of Aspen; four nieces; and three nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Rick Buesch, who served for many years as a deputy in the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office; one sister, Sue Maki; and a niece, Fay Maki. She was loved very much and will be greatly missed.As were her wishes, cremation rites were accorded, and a memorial service took place on Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Godfrey, Ill. Interment will be at a later date at the family plot in Aspen Grove Cemetery. The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the American Lung Association.
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