It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald Harry “Ron” Jones on Tues. June 18, 2019 at 76 years of age.
Ron was born in Stettler, Alta. on Sept. 29, 1942.
He went home with his parents, Philip and Mary Jane “May” Jones to the family farm south of Nevis, Alta. where he lived all of his life.
On July 11, 1979 he married Karla Nielsen (nee Lorensen) and welcomed a new family of eight children.
He was predeceased by his parents Phil and May Jones, wife Karla Jones, brother Douglas Jones, sister-in-law Margaret Jones, grandsons, Christopher Nielsen and Blair Chapman and brother-in-law Lloyd Clark.
Ron will be lovingly remembered by his brother Alex and Elaine Jones, sister Phyllis Clark and his stepchildren, John Nielsen, Lisa and Kevin Thomas, Pep Nielsen, Helen Nielsen, Doug and Bev Nielsen, Ritchie and Harriet Chapman, Brian and Kersti Shoemaker, Eric and Trish Nielsen and Linda Dabbs and Dave Charters.
He will also be remembered by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A funeral service was held at the Erskine I.O.O.F. Hall in Erskine, Alta. on Mon., June 24 with Rev. Jack Schulze officiating.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Erskine Cemetery, P.O. Box 408, Erskine, Alta., T0C 1G0 or to a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca.
Wilson’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey, was in charge of arrangements. Phone: 403.782.3366 or 403.843.3388.
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