Lois Y. Jones
Sioux Falls. Lois Y. "Irish" Jones, 74, died Monday, October 14, 2013, at Avera McKennan Hospital. Her funeral will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, October 18, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home, with burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, October 17 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Lois Yvonne Jones was born August 6, 1939 at Sherman, SD, to Eugene and Ruby (Swenson) Haley. She graduated from Garretson High School in 1957. She married Allan Jones on May 31, 1963 in Luverne, MN. Her husband died in 1985.
Irish was a member at Wesleyan Methodist Church. She enjoyed meeting people and could talk to anyone. She loved playing cards, games, Bingo, traveling, reading, movies, sports, and going to casinos.
She is survived by her four children: Elaine Jones, Sioux Falls, Bonny (Keith) Pearson, Shawnee, KS, Allan (Teresa) Jones, Sioux Falls, and Jim (Holly) Jones, Mankato, MN; three grandchildren; Lindsey, Austin, and Keegan Jones; siblings: Patricia Callsen, Jasper, MN, Raymond (Beverly) Haley, Sioux Falls, Rose (Jim) Mills, Blooming Prairie, MN, Dorothy (Roger) Larson, Waconia, MN, June Haley, Sioux Falls, and Mike (Maureen) Haley, Coon Rapids, MN; a brother-in-law, Ben Aulner, Sioux Falls, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother, Patrick Haley, and sister, Marion Aulner. www.heritagesfsd.com