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Rogene E. (Yost) Jones

December 9, 1926 ~ January 9, 2013 (age 86)

   Mrs. Rogene E. (Yost) Jones, 86, of Concordia Village, Springfield, Illinois, formerly of Quincy, died at Wednesday (January 9, 2013) in her home.

   Born December 9, 1926 in Sutton, Nebraska, Rogene was the daughter of Adolph and Freda Sterkel Yost.  She married Hugh S. Jones on November 17, 1945 in Sutton, Nebraska.  He survives.

   A 1942 graduate of Sutton High School, Rogene was employed at Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph and Miller Electric Company in Nebraska before moving to Illinois where she was a Secretary at Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ in Quincy for many years until her retirement.

   Rogene was a member of Order of Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile.  She loved dancing and playing cards with her family and friends.

   Survivors include her husband Hugh; a son, David H. Jones (Sally) of Springfield, IL; five grandchildren, Andy Jones of Chicago, IL, Zach Jones (Shannon) of Springfield, IL, Michael Ackerman of Sumter, S.C., Ashley Ackerman of Springfield, IL and Blake Ackerman of Greenview, IL; two great grandchildren, Ryan Cartwright and Parker Jones; a brother, Maury Yost (Judy) of Sutton,NE; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Vernon  Yost; and a sister, Melva Stertz.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday morning (January 12, 2013) at 11:00 in Concordia Village by Pastor John Vierkant.

   Visitation will be Saturday morning from10:00 until the time of services at Concordia Village.

   Graveside services will be held Monday morning (January 14, 2013) in Sutton Cemetery in Sutton, Nebraska by the Rev. Lee Wigert.

   The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, 1435 State Street, Quincy, IL 62301 is in charge of the arrangements.

   The family requests cards and memorials to the Rogene Jones Memorial fund be sent to: David Jones, 2302 Augusta Dr., Springfield, IL 62704

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