THOMAS MARK JACOBSON
West Jordan, Utah - Thomas Mark Jacobson passed away on February 8, 2023, at the age of 47, after a long struggle with cancer. He was surrounded by family and loved ones.
Tom was born on September 27, 1975 to Marv and Irene Jacobson. He was the youngest of 7 children. Growing up as the baby of the family, Tom had the opportunity to gain experience from his siblings. He took that experience, yet chose to live life with good old-fashioned fun, danger, excitement, and risk. Tom loved the outdoors, fishing, and hunting. Tom could often be found watching nature while contemplating the balance of life. He was incredibly bright, intelligent, loved to read and loved to learn, especially about the sciences, and the meaning of living.
Tom met his true love and soulmate, Heidi, at a dance club in Salt Lake. They were married on June 5, 1999. They have one daughter, Katelynn Melissa. Tom loved everything about his daughter. She was his pride, his purpose, his fulfillment. Tom endeavored to show Katelynn the world. He wanted to give her his love of life and nature.
Tom spent 25 years pouring concrete for a living. He felt gratification in his craft which he approached as a skill, a talent. His techniques in the industry were unique and in high demand.
Tom was preceded in death by his father, Marv Jacobson; he is survived by his loving wife and daughter; his mother Irene; his siblings Guy, Liana (Kelly), Michele, Joyce (Gordon), Boyd (Angie), Pam; his half-siblings Brianne (Anthony), Megan (Alex). Tom is also survived by 17 nieces and nephews, 15 great-nieces and nephews - all of whom adored him and loved being around him.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023, starting at 4:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah. There will be a viewing from 2:00 to 3:45 p.m. preceding the services.