Eddie G. Jones
September 9, 1936 - March 19, 2019

Eddie G. Jones

Eddie G. Jones
Sep 9, 1936 - Mar 19, 2019

Eddie G. Jones

Eddie G. Jones, 82 of South Sioux City, Ne passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at a hospital in Omaha, NE.

Funeral services will be at 11:00am Monday, March 25, 2019 at St. Michael's Church in South Sioux City, NE, with Father Daniel Whitlock officiating. Burial will be St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in South Sioux City, NE. Military Honors provided by United States Army and American Legion Post 307 of South Sioux City. Visitation will be from 5-7pm, with prayer service at 7pm Sunday, March 24, 2019 with Father Michael Keating officiating at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City, NE.

Eddie was born September 9, 1936 in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Harold and Edith (Jaacks) Jones. He married Mary Jo Kneifl on August 21, 1965. Ed was a wonderful and giving husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend. He had a passion for family, carpentry, food, visiting, and story telling. He loved doing for others and lived his life to the fullest.

He supervised numerous jobs during his time working with the local carpenters union. He also built many homes in and around the Siouxland area with his wife by his side. Ed was a member of the Knights of Columbus and American Legion of South Sioux City, NE.

Eddie is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Jo (Kneifl); four daughters, Edie (Joe) Dunn, Mary (Kenneth) Persinger, Melissa (Duane) Cardwell, Shelly (Chad) Andersen; grandchildren, Haley, Callie, and Lexi Meier, Rachel Persinger, Chase and Cassidy Andersen; step-grandchildren, Tyler, Holly, and Tallie Dunn; step-great grandchildren, Aubrey and Jaxton Seaton; and his beloved great grandson, Tanner Meier, who for the last 3 years of Ed's (Poppy) life gave him a reason to keep going.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents; his mother-in-law, Agnes (Kneifl) Long, who accepted him like he was her own; his sister, Shirley Heeren; his best friend and brother, Jim, who passed away March 9, 2019; and two sons-in-law, Kenneth Persinger and Chad Andersen.

 
 

Todd and Lorrie (Love) Masters on Mar 30, 2019

Ed was a fantastic man, I have know him literally my whole life. He was a very giving man. So sorry to hear. Rest in peace

Miller Family on Mar 27, 2019

Our deepest sympathy at this most difficult time, may peace and comfort come from above. "Peace I leave with you; May peace I give you...Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." John 14:27

Phyllis Getz on Mar 25, 2019

Thinking of you as you give Eddie back to God. Our prayers at Mass here in Wisconsin were offered for you. May you find peace in the upcoming days. Arnie and Phyllis Getz

Gary and Kay Jaacks on Mar 24, 2019

Mary Jo

Kay and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family. I am glad we got to see you and Eddie at one of the Jaacks family reunions Jody organized. I still remember going to the Jones home in Kingsley and playing with Eddie when we young tykes.

Gary and Kay Jaacks

Ed Harvey on Mar 23, 2019

Our sympathy to Your family. Eddie and Ed Harvey built homes in Sioux City for a time
Ed and Wanda. Harvey

Dick & Marilyn Bender on Mar 22, 2019

Our sympathy to you and your family, Mary Jo. Our prayers are with you.
Dick & Marilyn Bender

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24
Sunday
Mohr Funeral Home, South Sioux City
1431 West 29th Street
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mar
24
Sunday
Mohr Funeral Home, South Sioux City
1431 West 29th Street
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
7:00 PM

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Mar
25
Monday
St. Michael's Catholic Church-South Sioux City
1405 1st Avenue
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
11:00 AM

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