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October 9, 2001 – Friday, September 22, 2017

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Thursday, September 28, 2017
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
3-8 P.M.



Jacob William MacDonald, age 15, of Howard Lake passed away on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis.
He was born on October 9, 2001 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was the son of Bonni and Marcus Halverson and Scott MacDonald.

Jacob was currently in the 10th grade at Dassel-Cokato High School. He was on the football team, wrestling team and baseball team.

Jacob was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. Jacob had a smile that lit up the room. His great values, strong mind, and amazing spirit lifted everyone up around him. He loved sports, hanging out with family and friends and loved having an abundance of fun. Pride and Joy reign over him, from every life he touched. We will miss him with all our heart, but will cherish every moment of our life that we got to spend with this wonderful young man!

He was actively involved in Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake and Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by parents: Bonni & Marcus Halverson; siblings: Brooklin Halverson and Tyson Halverson all of Howard Lake; Parent: Scott MacDonald of Mound; grandparents: Lenny & Linda Juncewski of Winsted, John and Pat Halverson of Lester Prairie, Gail MacDonald of California and Darryl & Elaine MacDonald of Washington; great grandmothers: Sophie Juncewski of Winsted and Betty Halverson of Kiester, Minnesota; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins further survive.

Preceded in death by his cousins the Shamla twins.

A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial for Jacob MacDonald will be held Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Anthony Stubeda, Father Paul Schumacher and Father Michael Doyle will be the Concelebrants. Organist for the Mass will be Bobbi Ludewig. Vocalist James Strehlke. Gift Bearers Cousins of Jacob. Eulogy by Ryan Weinandt and Bryan Clemen. Readings by Theresa Baker and Readings and verse heartfully picked by Gracie Mallak.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27th AT THE CHURCH from 3-8 P.M.

Further visitation will be held on Thursday morning, September 28th beginning at 9:00 A.M. until time of Mass at the church.

Honorary Casket Bearers Dassel Cokato Wrestling Team, Dassel Cokato Football Team and Dassel Cokato Baseball Team.

Casket Bearers will be Noah Halonen, Josh Deboer, Carter Jerde, Drew Oestreich, Cody Christensen, Billy Gardner, Brad Bickmann and Jackson Martin.

9 Guestbook Entries

  1. Paula & Jim Busack

    Bonnie & All Families
    Cousin are Prayers & Blessings are with you at a time of Loss.

  2. Alan & Patty Fleischacker

    Our deepest sympathy to you all upon the sad passing of your dear Jacob. May your many precious memories help to comfort you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless.

  3. Shannon Rose Johnson

    No words can express the pain you and your family are going through. Jacob was an amazing young man that left footprints in everyone’s hearts and lives. He will be sadly missed by everyone. May God bless you and comfort you through this difficult time.

  4. Darlene Eichten

    I don’t know you or your family but as a mother and grandmother I wanted to give you my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your son. Sending prayers to help you get thru this with Gods help and the help of friends and family.

  5. ReNae Motl

    Bonni and family – My heart breaks for you. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you, and that happy memories give you the strength you need.

    ReNae Motl

  6. John, Noah and Jonah Hayes

    Our deepest condolence to you and your family for your loss. Jacob will be truly missed.

  7. Ronnie & Pancho Sanchez

    So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you thru this difficult time.

  8. Dawn & Pat Kittock

    May it comfort you to know that the loving arms which now embrace Jacob, are the very same arms that are holding you close in your sadness. Treasure your memories of Jacob.

  9. paul and Marilyn Gatz

    Our sincere sympathy for Jacob’s passing. May God continue to hold your family close…


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