A. William ‘Bill’ Jones
June 29, 1927 – May 6, 2014
A. William “Bill” Jones of Mukwonago died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 86. The great-grandson of Waukesha County’s pioneers, he was born in Waukesha on June 29, 1927, the son of Arthur William and Elsie (nee Ebel) Jones.
He was a graduate of Waukesha High School and on March 5, 1949, he married Lois Turner. Bill was a lifelong Waukesha County farmer. He was president of the Waukesha County Farm Bureau, a member of the Oconomowoc Saddle Club and the Guernsey Breeders Association. Bill was also an avid pilot and member of the Waukesha Aviation Club. He was a longtime member and former deacon of Waukesha First Assembly.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 65 years, Lois of Mukwonago, and their children, Jean (Robert) Lindholm of Upper Michigan, Sue (Michael) Wollenzien of Mukwonago, William S. (Sue) Jones of Sullivan, Ann E.
(Jerry) Oven of Pewaukee and James A. Jones of Oak Creek. He was the proud grandfather of nine grandchildren and great-grandfather of nine great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother, Sterling Scott Jones of Munich, Germany, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dr. Lois Mae Jones and Judith Cyncor.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 9, from 3:00 PM until the time of the 4:00 PM funeral service at Waukesha First Assembly, 1314 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.
Pastor Todd Pope will preside. Private family burial will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to Waukesha First Assembly (address above).
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please contact the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.