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Hebron Lutheran Church
Thursday May 4th, 2017
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Friday May 5th, 2017

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St. John Catholic Church
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Maxine Minnie Jones

HERINGTON - Maxine Minnie Jones, died Monday, May 1st, 2017, at the Herington Municipal Hospital.  She was born on July 17th, 1918, at Clay Center, the daughter of Ladislas and Ellen “Nellie” (White) Martin, Jr.

Funeral Service will be 10:00AM, Friday, May 5th, 2017, at the St. John Catholic Church, with Rev. Soosai  Rathinam, officiating.  Burial will follow at the St. John Catholic Cemetery. A public viewing will be 2:00PM, Thursday, May 4th, 2017, at the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington, with a rosary following at 4:00PM.

She graduated from Clay Center High School with the class of 1937 and went to Brown Mackie.  After receiving her business certificate, she went to work as secretary and other office positions in Wichita, Detroit, MI, and the Air Base at Herington. She met Vernon Jones while working at the Air Base and they were married, December 27, 1945, at Clay Center, Kansas.  She was a loving and devoted farm wife and loving mother to five children.  Once the children were in school, she went to work at the Lutheran Home of Herington as a nurse’s aide.  She and her husband moved to Homestead Village Apartments in 2008. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in 2015. 

She is preceded in death by one son, Mike Jones on August 18, 2000; two brothers, Bernard and Wilbur Martin; two sisters, Frances Martin,  Josephine Kiefer; and her parents.

She is survived by husband, Vernon, of Herington; two daughters, Patricia Stucky,  (husband-Steve) of Topeka, Marilyn Adair, (husband-John) of Edmond, OK; two sons, Dennis Jones of Herington, Mark Jones, (wife-Pam) of Marion; daughter in law Pam Jones of Ozawki; and eight grandchildren.

The family requests memorials to Herington Hospital Foundation or St. John Catholic Church; and they may be sent in care of the Zeiner Funeral Home, Herington. 

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Maxine was a personal inspiration for myself. Her devotion to the rosary and prayer strengthened us. We will deeply miss her. We will be having a memorial prayer and music for Maxine this Tuesday (5/9) at 3:00 pm at the Legacy of Herington. Family and friends are welcome to join us.

George McMillin, Activity Director for Legacy of Herington May 6 2017 12:00 AM

Maxine is the sweetest woman ever. She will be missed here but we look forward to all celebrating in Heaven!

Karen and Terry Kelly May 3 2017 12:00 AM

Pat, my condolences on the loss of your Mother. It has been years since you, Elaine and I "hung out" together in Herington. I remember being out to the farm and meeting your mother and family. Praying for you and your family.

Lynn Salsbury May 3 2017 12:00 AM

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A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was ordered on May 3, 2017

Expression of Sympathy May 3 2017 12:00 AM

Our love and prayers for a wonderful family we have come to know through a wonderful grandson (Keith Jones). We had the chance to meet both Grandma and Grandpa and were over whelmed with the love and compassion both showed to us ND people. Please know as you move through this celebration of her life that we are sending prayers and love to help you on your journey. God bless each of you. In Christ's love, Ralph n Jean (very proud of Keith Jones, our son-in-law).

Ralph & Jean Dyrness May 3 2017 12:00 AM

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A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent on May 3, 2017

Praying for your family in this time of loss. Maxine left a legacy of love and was a beautiful example of how to live life. In loving memory, John and Marilyn Adair James and Heidi Chapman

Expression of Sympathy May 3 2017 12:00 AM

While Dad and Vernon farmed together either my Mom or Maxine fixed lunch.I always liked to eat at Aunt Maxine's!When I would stop by to see Vernon she always had some home made Cinnamon rolls in the freezer for me to take home! She was the best!

Tracy Jones May 3 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss of such a precious lady. Whoever knew her was blessed. She is in great hands now with our Lord.

Cynthia Stroda May 3 2017 12:00 AM