Elaine I. Jones

Kaukauna, Wisconsin

1928 - 2018 (Age 90)


December 27, 2018
Kaukauna, Wisconsin


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Elaine I. Jones

Little Chute - Elaine I. Jones, Little Chute, age 90, passed peacefully with her loving family beside her, on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born in the town of Maine, Wisconsin on September 3, 1928 to the late Wilbur and Laura (Mc Hugh) Carpenter. On March 30, 1946, Elaine was united in marriage to Leonard G. Jones of Navarino. She took care of their home and children until they were grown. Elaine then worked at Zwickers Knitting Mill for eleven years. Once she and Len bought their cottage in the town of Breed, Elaine retired to enjoy more time there. She enjoyed crafting, knitting, crocheting, sewing, wood crafts, fishing and hunting. Elaine also loved to pedal her bike around on the country roads up north.

Elaine is survived by her husband of 72 years, Len; children: Lois (Bob) Pahl, Little Chute; Patrick (Lois Fielder) Jones, Little Chute; and Shirley (Patrick) Bayorgeon, Kaukauna; grandchildren: Joseph (Tina) and Christopher (Janice) Pahl and Debra Klink; and Jonathan (Karen) Daniel (Vicki) and Michael (Carmen) Jones; great grandchildren: Anna, Ella, Jessica and Hunter Pahl; and Almeta, Robin, Ashley, Lindsay and Nicholas Jones; step great grandchildren: BJ, Kevin and Alyssa; step great great grandchildren: Abby, Aubrey and Levi; brother, Francis Carpenter; and sister-in-law: Naomi Carpenter. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her granddaughter-in-law, Sativa Pahl; brothers: Marvin (infant), Arnold (Mabel), Eugene (Mildred), Carl (Lillian), Wilford, Gordon (Cleavo), Maurice (Anna), and Leeland (Elaine's twin) Carpenter; sisters: infants Cynthia and Golda, Julia (Myron) Phillips, Margaret (Harold) Peterson, and Florence (Basil) Wilber.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH (124 W. 10th St. Kaukauna) beginning at 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. The funeral will follow at 12:00 p.m. She will be buried at Union Cemetery. A memorial is being established. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com.

Elaine's family would like to thank the nurses and staff on the third floor and the ICU at St. Elizabeth Hospital for their kind and compassionate care.

You were the rock of our family. You taught us love and kindness and was always there watching over. We all love you so much and will miss you so deeply.

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My deepest thoughts and prayers go with your family. Our family have always been good friends and have known each other for many years, We will always feel that friendship in our hearts She was always a very special wonderful lady and sure she will be missed by many. She is with the Lord today.

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May reflecting on all the good times you've shared together help ease the pain that you feel. May the God of all comfort strengthen you during this time of sadness and His promise for the future bring you peace. (Hosea 13:14)

So sorry to hear of Elaine's passing. We will miss her at the Saturday services. Thought and prayers to the family

So sorry to hear of Elaine's passing. Will miss her at the Saturday evening service. Thought and prayer to the family