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Christine "Babe" Jacobson Egger


Christine "Babe" Jacobson Egger, 52, of Olin, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa, Iowa.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Olin, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Olin, Iowa. Burial will be held at the Olin Cemetery.
Christine Renee was born on Dec. 22, 1965, to Christy and Marilyn (Frett) Jacobson in De Witt, Iowa. She graduated and went on to flight attendant school. She was united in marriage to John Egger on July 3, 2005, in Olin, Iowa. Over the years, Christine worked milking cows on a dairy farm and working at Pearson.
She enjoyed bowling, volleyball, slow-pitch softball, camping, crafting and candlemaking. She loved volunteering for anything and would help with the Olin Jamboree. She also enjoyed horseback riding and attending Iowa football bowl games.
Those left to cherish her memories are her mother, Marilyn Jacobson of Olin; husband, John; son, John Jacobson; three stepchildren, Lori (Josh) Hempstead of Manchester, Tom (Jenna Davis) Egger of Cedar Rapids and Mike Egger of Fairfax; three grandchildren, Elliot, Presley and Kenzi; sister, Cindy (Mark) Miller of Olin; brothers, Rick Bauer of Olin and Kevin (Deb) Bauer of Calamus; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Christy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to her family in her honor and will be donated towards the University of Iowa spinal cord rehabilitation center.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.