Ron Jones, age 56, of Lincoln, NE and formerly of Bow Valley, NE, died on Thursday, February 14, 2008 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, February 18, 2008 at 10:30 am at Holy Family (Sts. Peter and Paul) Catholic Church in Bow Valley with Rev. Michael Keating officiating. Burial will be in Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:00 to 8:00 pm at the church with a rosary at 4:00 pm and a vigil service at 7:00 pm. Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is in charge of arrangements.
Ron was born on October 17, 1951 in Yankton to Daryl and Beverly (Hochstein) Jones. He graduated from Wynot High School in 1969. He married Sharon Stevens on August 9, 1974 in Bow Valley. He farmed in the Bow Valley area and in 1981 he began working for Moormans/ADM. In 2006 he and his wife, Sharon, moved to Lincoln, NE.
Ron was a former member of the Holy Family (Sts. Peter and Paul) Parish in Bow Valley where he served on the Parish Council and the East Catholic School Board. He was a member of the North American Martrys Church in Lincoln. Ron’s greatest enjoyment was being with family and friends and attending the events of his children. He also greatly adored his grandchildren.
Ron will be greatly missed by his wife, Sharon, of Lincoln; four children and their families, Jamie and Jennifer Jones and their son, Carson, of Omaha; Kary and Kimberly Jones and their daughter, Skarlett, of Bellevue, NE; Jeff Jones of Omaha; Karmin Jones and Travis Dresden and their son, Ty, of Lincoln; parents, Daryl and Beverly Jones of Wynot; 3 brothers, Roger and Kathy Jones of Bow Valley; Dave and Ann Jones of Norfolk; Charlie Jones of Wynot; a sister, Vickie Jones of Sioux City, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.