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Patricia 'Pat' Jones

Friday, November 28, 2008

Patricia 'Pat' Jones
Funeral services for Patricia "Pat" Jones, 68 of Spencer will be held at 2 p.m., today, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008 at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Revs. Thomas and Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Friday with the family present from 10-11 a.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer and will also be one hour prior to the funeral service at First Congregational Church.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Patricia passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 at home in Spencer.

Patricia Lou Jones, the daughter of Roy Kenneth and Margaret Genevieve Sorlie Johnson, was born Jan. 27, 1940 in Hardy. She received her early education and graduated from the Renwick High School in 1957. Pat continued her education at Waldorf College and graduated with an A.A. in 1960, she then attended Augustana College and graduated with a B.S. in 1964. Pat then went on to the University of South Dakota and received her Masters Degree in 1968.

Pat married Charles G. Jones on June 8, 1968 at the First Congregational Church in Spencer. Pat had taught three years at Sac City and for 33 years she was a kindergarten teacher at Johnson Elementary School in Spencer until retiring in 1997. Pat was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Spencer. She was also involved with Christian Women's, Prayer Connection, Agnes Felt Guild and also in Delta Kappa Gamma Chi Chapter, Spencer Hospital Auxiliary, Spencer Area Concert Association, Humane Society of N.W. Iowa, People For Pets, Tops IA 211, Arts on Grand and Parker Museum.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and grandparents.

Pat is survived by her husband, Charles of Spencer; her sister, Judy Ann Johnson of Spencer; and two brothers-in-law: Dale (Pud) Jones and wife, Linda of Spencer and Terry Jones and wife, Cyndy of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.