Wayne H. Jones
Wayne H. Jones, 86, of Holdrege and formerly of Kearney died Monday, August 13, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Memorial services will be Friday, August 17, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney. Rev. DeWane Dow will officiate and burial will be at the Kearney Cemetery. Military rites at the grave will be provided by the Kearney V.F.W. Post # 759,
Kearney American Legion Post #52 and the United States Navy Military Honors Team. There will be no Visitation. Memorials are planned to Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation/Palliative Care. Visit www.hlmkfuneral.com to leave a message of condolence, tribute or memory. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services of Kearney are in charge of arrangements.
He was born June 3, 1926 in Kearney to Carl and Pearl (Hultman) Jones. He grew up in Kearney and graduated from Kearney High School in 1943. He is a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Navy from 1944-1946.
On June 23, 1950 he married Betty M. Youngberg in Kearney. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Kearney for 26 years until retiring.
He and his wife moved to Alamo Palms, TX where they lived until moving to Holdrege in January of 2006.
He was a member of the V.F.W Post #759 and he and his wife were members of the Good Sam Camping Club and enjoyed traveling together.
Surviving relatives include:
Sons -------------------------- David and wife Marcia Jones of Milford, NE
Steve Jones of Kearney, NE
Daughter -------------------- Sue and husband Dale Sheneman of Oxford, NE
Grandchildren ------------- Jason Baker of Holdrege
Tim Baker of Lincoln
Luke Sheneman of Oxford, NE
Matt Jones of Seattle, WA
Sarah and husband Jeff O’Donnel of Seattle, WA
Step Grandchildren ------- Maranda Sheneman of Holdrege, NE
Owen Sheneman of Victorville, CA
6 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his wife in 2006, 2 brothers and 3 Sisters.