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Evelyn Jones

Evelyn Jones


Evelyn Jones, 98, of Hackensack, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at her home. She was born to Joseph and Anna Safer on Jan. 1, 1914, in Holdingford, Minn.

Evelyn and her husband, Walter “Buck” Jones, managed the KeeNeeMooSha Resort on Woman Lake for 22 years before retiring to the home they built overlooking Baby Lake.

Evelyn was a member of Union Congregational Church and Women’s Fellowship in Hackensack, was a lifetime member of VFW Auxiliary 772 of Longville, American Legion Post 202 of Hackensack, and was the secretary of the Book & Thimble Club of Woman Lake and Hackensack. She also wrote a column “Woman Lake News” that appeared in the Walker Pilot for many years.

Evelyn is survived by a daughter, Gracee Rudkin; a stepson, Donald Jones; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; son, Thomas; stepson, Allen; both parents; three brothers and one sister.

Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Union Congregational Church, Hackensack, with Pastor Michael Small officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.