Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

February 15, 2013

Albert D. Jones

Oct. 23, 1917-Feb. 14, 2013

GOSHEN — Albert D. Jones, 95, died Thursday at 9:15 a.m. at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

He was born Oct. 23, 1917 in LaGrange County, to David E. and Mary (Miller) Jones.

He married Christena Elizabeth Kohli Feb. 9, 1947, at Salem Mennonite Church in New Paris.

He is survived by a sister, Esther Horst, Gulfport, Miss., and a brother, Levi D. Jones, Shipshewana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, six brothers and five sisters.

Albert was a local farmer and bus driver. He worked in Civilian Public Service during World War II. He was also employed by Holiday Rambler, Smoker Craft, Fox’s Bicycle Shop, Nappanee, and Hess Garage in Foraker.

Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Mount Joy Mennonite Church, Goshen. The Rev. Ben Shirk will officiate.

Burial will follow at Union Center Cemetery, Nappanee.

Memorial contributions may be made to World Missionary Press.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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