Robert Jongeward(1946 - 2013)

Robert Jongeward

Robert Jongeward, 67, of Sioux Falls, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at his residence.

Robert A. Jongeward was born October 13, 1946 at Sioux Falls, SD. He grew up in Sioux Falls where he received his education, graduating from Washington High School in 1964. Following high school graduation, he entered military service and served three tours in Viet Nam with the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from the Marines in 1985 after 21 years of service.

On September 5, 1970, he was united in marriage with Constance Baytos at Las Vegas, NV. Since 1985, Robert has been employed as a security guard with John Morrell & Co. He was working at Morrell's at the time of his death.

Robert was an avid NASCAR fan and particularly enjoyed watching Jeff Gordon. He also enjoyed deer hunting with family and friends.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Constance, of Sioux Falls, SD; his children, Robert Jr., James, and Mandy, all of Sioux Falls; 1 granddaughter; his brother, Ronald Jongeward living in Montana; and his sister, Juanita Mommer of Sioux Falls. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will begin 2:00 pm Thursday at Miller West Funeral Chapel in Sioux Falls. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to service time.


Funeral Home

Miller Funeral Home, Westside Chapel
6200 West 41st Street Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 336-2640

Published in The Argus Leader on Dec. 31, 2013