Obit: Jones, James B. (1936 - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Baxter, Dix, Harpke, Jones, Koehler, Lee, Page

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 9/26/2012

Jones, James “Jim” B. (7 FEB 1936 - 18 SEP 2012)

James “Jim” B. Jones, age 76, of Abbotsford, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

James was born February 7, 1936, to Robert and Pauline (Lee) Jones in Carroll, Nebraska. He was a graduate from Carroll High School.

Jim and Phyllis Koehler were joined in marriage January 9, 1955, in Peirce, Nebraska.

Jim was a ‘Jack of all trades’ and he enjoyed aerial crop spraying the most. Flying was his passion. Jim operated Unity Auto mart from 1988 to 2010.

Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Phyllis; his children, Gordon (Lynn) Jones, Medford, Susan (John) Harpke, Thorp, Alice (Jack) Baxter, Dorchester, Kenneth (Norine) Jones, Sparta, and Cynthia (David) Page, Cibolo, TX. His is further survived by 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012, at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Rev. Ken Dix will officiate. A visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home of Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements.



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