Feb. 27, 1928-June 26, 2014
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Glenn Loren Jones, 86, of Marshall, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday with a CCW Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Military honors provided by American Legion Post 113 of Marshall.
Glenn died on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Glenn Loren Jones was born Feb. 27, 1928, in Arco, to Hubert and Mary (Wittrup) Jones. As a child, he moved with his family to Marshall, where Glenn attended school and graduated from Marshall High School in 1946. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army. After his discharge, he returned to Marshall. On May 26, 1953, he was united in marriage to Irene Christopherson. The couple made their home in Marshall. Glenn worked for the creamery for a time and the Marshall Hospital for 12 years. He went to work as a maintenance engineer at Southwest Minnesota State University when it opened and retired in 1992. Glenn enjoyed collecting die cast cars and coins. He was president of the Southwest Coin Club. In his early years, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Glenn was a sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins, Vikings, and all-star wrestling.
Survivors include his children Brian (and Susan) Jones of Marshall, Cary (and fianc Carrie Murphy) Jones of Balaton, Brenda (and Robert) Prellwitz of Minneota; grandchildren Laura Jones, Carolyn Jones, Matthew (and Missy) Jones, great-grandchildren Zach and Adley, grandson Nate (and Monica) Jones, great-grandchildren Anthony, Aiden and Emily, granddaughter Shelbie (and fianc Derek Walters) great-grandchildren Landon and Declan, grandchildren Nicole Prellwitz (and fianc Jared Longtin) and Brandon Prellwitz and granddaughter Micayla; sister Ethel (and Rich) Forbes of Minnetonka and half siblings Torkel and Daisy from Denmark; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Irene, sister Hazel Nelson, daughter-in-law Julie Jones and daughter Mary Elizabeth in infancy.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors