Born: November 2, 1903
Died: May 12, 1997
Married: Jacob Jacobsen
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 13, 1997
SARANAC LAKE - Anne Rice Jacobsen, 93, of Algonquin Avenue died Monday, May 12, 1997, at her home.
Born Nov. 2, 1903, she was the daughter of Fred W. Rice and Harriette Todd Rice.
Mrs. Jacobsen attended Saranac Lake Schools, and the National Academy of Design, where she studied drawing and sculpture. She operated a ceramics studio in Saranac Lake, creating original handmade ceramics, which were sold in New York City, and from exhibitions in Saranac Lake.
She was the first ceramics teacher at the Saranac Lake Study and Craft Guild. She taught in the classroom, and also taught patients who were unable to attend classes. She also worked at the Will Rogers Memorial Hospital, where she taught ceramics and occupational therapy for ten years until her retirement.
Mrs. Jacobsen is the last of the generation of Fred W. Rice, nephew of William Marsh Rice, the founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University of Houston, Texas.
She is survived by five nieces, Emily Jorstad of Lincoln, Calif., Alison Rice Howe of Newark, Ohio, Eleanor Rice Stearns of Saranac Lake, and Alice Reome and Lois Rouseau, originally from Saranac Lake; and many great-nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Jacobsen was predeceased by her husband Jacob in 1986. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake with Jack Cogan of the Christian Science Society doing the reading. Interment of Mrs. Jacobsen's ashes will take place in Brevik, Norway.