Neil J. Jones

neil jones
Neil Jones, age 75 of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his home with his wife by his side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, IA with Father Brian Dellaert celebrating the mass. Burial will be at Moody Cemetery in McGregor, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2017 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with a 4:30 PM Rosary and a 7:00 PM Scriptural Wake Service. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Wednesday. Online condolences for Neil’s family may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Neil was born on December 8, 1941 to John and Irene (Ryan) Jones in Waukon, Iowa. He graduated from Waukon High School in 1960. After his graduation, Neil attended NITI at Calmar for his plumbing degree. Neil was self-employed as a master plumber and electrician for many years. Later he worked for Hormel in Austin, MN. Neil was injured on the job which forced his retirement from Hormel. He was also an electrician for Featherlite in Cresco. He was united in marriage to Roxanne Knickerbocker who passed away at an early age. On February 12, 2000, Neil was united in marriage to Marie Hurd at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. Neil enjoyed gardening, antiquing, going to Casinos, camping, cooking and baking. He was a proud member of AA for 35 years. He and Marie were members of Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Neil is survived by his wife, Marie Jones of New Hampton, IA; daughters, Barb (Martin) McMannis, Ruth (Alec) Shelton both of Temple, TX and Lori Jones of Austin, MN; son, Jermy (Melissa) Jones of Cresco, IA; one brother, Br. Leo Jones of Romneyville, IL; stepdaughters, Peg (Mark) Mueterthies of Lawler, IA, Jeanne (Joe) Rieks of Iowa Falls, IA, Debbie (Rod) Gossling of Alta Vista, IA; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Shirley Jones of Wyoming, IA and Mary Ann Otting of Waukon, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Frank and Wayne; his first wife, Roxanne and stepson, Tom Hurd.

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  1. Dear Maire,
    I am sorry your husband.My thoughts and prayers going out
    To your whole family.
    God Bless you all
    Brenda Parks, Gloria Parks

  2. My deepest sympathy to Marie and family. May God wrap his arms around you at this time and give you peace and comfort.

  3. Neil was so kind and loving as well as Marie! We are so going to miss him. Prayers and hugs to the family!

  4. Sorry to hear about your loss Peg. My condolences to you and your family. Will keep you in my prayers.

    Virginia (Laures) Geary

  5. Our deepest sympathy to your family. So glad you had many years together. Our memories of your wedding and meeting you two for breakfast when we visited New Hampton. May he rest in peace.

  6. May “the hearer of prayer” continue to strengthen your family during this most difficult time. (Proverbs 3:5,6) The days ahead will get easier, as those close to you provide the support & encouragement you need to stay strong. Share the memories you cherish, they will ease your sorrow & will always be a comfort to you. We hope that many cards, hugs, kind words, & loving prayers sustain your family.

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