December 2, 2008 — January 9, 2022


LA CROSSE - Hunter James (Johnson) Jacobsen, 13 of Lacrosse, WI, passed away unexpectedly January 9th, 2022, at the Minneapolis children’s hospital, Minneapolis, MN.  Hunter was born to Kali (Thomas) Johnson and Tyler Johnson Dec 2, 2008, in Lacrosse, WI.

   Hunter laughed often and lived life to the fullest. He had a huge love for motorcycles and cars. Hunter loved school and just started 7th grade. He was baptized on Aug 2, 2009, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sparta, WI.

   He is survived by his parents, Kali (Luke McCollam) of La Crosse, WI, Tyler of Black River Falls, WI and Evette (David Jacobsen) Westphal; his sister Hailie Johnson of Lacrosse, WI, stepbrother Javari McCollam of Marshfield, WI; grandparents Karen and Larry Meade of Sparta, WI, Steven and Sandy Johnson of Bemidji, MN; great grandpa Larry Holms of Pine River, MN; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

   Hunter was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Julie Bolig; maternal grandfather Walter Gilmore, stepbrother Robert McCollam, and a cousin Travis Marx.

   A celebration of life is being planned and will be announced as soon as details become available. The Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home of Sparta, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements.

   Hunter’s family and friends would like to express their appreciation for the special care given by Evette and her family.

   Online condolences may be offered at

Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home