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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Obit: Lois Marie Jones

  • Lois Marie Jones, 95, of Mendota, Ill., died April 4, 2013, in Mendota Lutheran Home.
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  • Lois Marie Jones, 95, of Mendota, Ill., died April 4, 2013, in Mendota Lutheran Home.
    Services were held Saturday, April 6 at Zion United Methodist Church, Mendota with the Rev. Deanna Mede officiating. Burial will be in Starkweather Cemetery, Starkweather, N.D.  
    Lois was born June 29, 1917, in Duluth, Minn., to Ruben and Edna (Schaller) Johnson. She married H.W. “Bob” Jones on Feb. 26, 1937. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Mendota. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, swimming and playing cards.
    She is survived by two daughters, Myrna Knapp of Mendota and Chris Drexler of Coon Rapids, Minn.; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one sister, Carol Getts of Duluth, Minn.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob in 1998; one son, Dale; an infant daughter, Gayle; one brother, Ruben; and two sisters, Myrna Johnson and Barbara Henderson.
    Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com
    Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota, was in charge of  arrangements.
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