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Leland David Jones


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Leland David Jones 1930—2018
Leland David Jones, 87, of Winnebago, died Monday, August 6, 2018, at Prairie View Assisted Living Community in Winnebago. Born November 21, 1930, in Manchester, IA, the son of David and Blanche (Traver) Jones. Graduated from Manchester High School and attended Dubuque University where he met Margaret. Lee married Margaret Jean Bridgeland on August 31, 1952, at Middle Creek Presbyterian Church in Winnebago. He was a lifelong farmer, pilot and also had several "in town" jobs and retired as a service manager for Mattison Machine Works in Rockford. A member of Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, Seward Historical Society and Winnebago County Farm Bureau. Lee is survived by his wife of over 65 years, Margaret Jones of Winnebago; daughters, Nancy (Al) Gambrel of St. Charles, IL, Karen (Bruce) Schandelmeier of Winnebago, Kathy (David) VanReenen of Nashville, TN; daughter-in-law, Diana Jones of Winnebago; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces. Lee is predeceased by his son, Steven Jones.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, 12473 Montague Rd., Winnebago, with Rev. Dr. Anita Stuart-Steva officiating. Interment at Middle Creek Cemetery near Winnebago. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established for Middle Creek Presbyterian Church and Mercyhealth at Home Hospice. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9, 2018
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