Denise Lyn Jacobson Evans, 36 of Onalaska, Wis., passed away on Sunday June 28, 2020.
Denise was born August 16, 1983, in Winona, Minn., to Kenneth and Helen Jacobson. She graduated from Rushford-Peterson High School in 2002. She received her Associated Nursing Degree from Western Technical College in Wisconsin and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Viterbo University. She was currently employed at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse as a registered nurse. Denise had a huge heart and compassion which made her a great nurse.
She was united in marriage to Scott Evans on August 9, 2013. Denise was the sister to six siblings and the oldest of the (little girls), they enjoyed many adventures together on the farm whether it was teaming up and playing softball on a Sunday, working on 4-H projects, sledding in the winter, or taking in adventure on a dirt road. She enjoyed spending time with family and loved her time with her nieces and nephews. Denise also brought a smile and a fun loving sense of humor to all family gatherings. Her nieces and nephews will remember her fun, spirited, and goofy personality. Denise enjoyed a good book, movies, and reality TV. She will also be dearly missed by her dog Kobe who was her pride and joy.
She is survived by her husband Scott Evans, of Onalaska Wis., her parents Kenneth and Helen Jacobson of Peterson Minn., her brother Ryan (Leah) Jacobson of Peterson, Minn., her five sisters: Anne (Travis) Berg of Eau Claire Wis., Mary (Jason) Schwarz of Fountain, Minn., Melissa (Jason) Engelby of Winnebago, Minn., Amy of Peterson, Minn., and Kristi (Josh) Rein of Lanesboro, Minn. She is also survived by her father-in-law Courtney Evans of Onalaska, and her brother-in-law Courtney Evans Jr Onalaska. She is survived by five nephews: Shane, Drake, Jake Ryan, Logan, and Boe; and seven nieces: Avalon, Emarie, Brooke, Lindsay, Mara, Myla, and Elin.
She was proceeded in death by her grandparents Orran and Olga Jacobson and Lawrence and Milda Laumb, and mother-in-law Sheila Evans.
She will live on in our memories and hearts forever. Rest In Peace our sweet Neece.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2020, at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, with the Reverend Luther Mathsen officiating. The service will be held outdoors at the bandshell, please bring a lawn chair. A drive through visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday in the church parking lot. Please follow social distancing guidelines. Denise will be laid to rest in the church cemetery.
Please share a memory of Denise, sign her online guestbook and view her video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service – Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.