John George Fountas

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  • "My thoughts and prayers are with you Julie and your family...."
    - Lorile Loesch
  • "My thoughts are with you Julie. John was a wonderful man..."
    - Kathleen courtney
  • "My deepest and most sincere sympathy Julie, you and John..."
    - Myron Mackey
  • "I'm so saddened to hear this. Julie, prayers are with you..."
    - Barbara Saddler
  • "So sorry to hear about John. Such a nice guy that will be..."
    - Katie Gonzales
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John George Fountas May 2, 1952 – January 10, 2012 John George Fountas passed away January 10, 2012, he was 59 years old. John was born to George and Barbara Fountas in Mason City, Iowa on May 2, 1952. He spent his childhood in Clear Lake, Iowa and graduated from Newman High School. John married Julia in 1983. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1971 through 1972 in Vietnam. He enjoyed cars, and fishing with his two Shih Tzu's, Lady and Susie. He was employed through the years at Clear Lake Bakery, Lehigh Porthand Cement, Garfield District 16, and Rocky Mountain C Stores. John is survived by his wife, Julia; step-son, Brad Clark of Atlanta, GA; step-daughter, Shelley (Dave) Schutz of Mason City, Iowa; brothers, Jim of CA; Paul of IA, and Phillip of IA; sisters, Mary Fountas of NV; Julie (Paul) Pendergast of MN; Ann (Keith) Polson of IL, and Theresa Fountas of LA; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Tony. A graveside service will be held On Friday, January 20, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colordo. Lunch will be served immediately after the service at VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., Grand Junction, Colorado. Memorial donations may be made in John's honor to Hospice.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Jan. 14, 2012
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