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Jean M. Jones

October 29, 1928 March 18, 2010
Jean M. Jones
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Obituary for Jean M. Jones

Worthington, Minnesota

     Jean M. Jones, lifelong Worthington resident went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
     She was born October 29, 1928 in Worthington to Nick and Adena (Olson) Jansen. She graduated from Worthington Senior High School where she was an honor student and everyone’s friend.
     She was employed at the Worthington Telephone Company prior to her marriage to Wayne Jones on May 26, 1949. She was a homemaker for many years until she began her employment at Woolworth’s, Hallmark, and J & K Office Supply. She was active in the First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School, Release time Church School, and Vacation Bible School as well as serving on numerous committees and attending Adult Bible Study.
     Jean and Wayne enjoyed traveling together with friends and family, bowling, playing golf at the Worthington Country Club, and delivering Meals on Wheels. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were the lights of her life. She cherished an especially close relationship with her sister, Barb.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Sarah Michelle Lubbers, a sister, Mavis Jansen, and a nephew, David Hinrichs.
     Jean is survived by her husband, Wayne Jones, Worthington; two sons, Rick (Pam) Jones, Worthington, and Randy Jones, Winona, MN; a daughter, Laurie (Mike) Lubbers, Estero, FL; a sister, Barbara (Bruce) Hinrichs, Denton, TX; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Bousema, Jeff and Tom Jones, Joshua Lubbers, and Melanie Jones McMillan, and four great grandchildren, Olivia, Alyssa, Erica, and Angela Bousema.
     Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Gordon J. Orde officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 19, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Elisabeth Circle, First United Methodist Church.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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