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Kenneth R. Jones

Kenneth R. Jones, native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and Lisle resident since 1952, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2014 at 90 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Megan (nee Jones, 2009), loving father of Janis (Robert) Batty and cherished grandfather of Laura Batty and Paul Batty and granddog Hector.

Ken was a proud World War II Navy veteran who served in the Pacific on the USS Shangri-La (CV38) as a fire controlman. Upon his discharge, he spent his career in the electrical design field.

Ken served on the Lisle Zoning Board of Appeals in the late 1960s. He and Megan were charter members of Faith United Methodist Church and he built some of the chancel furnishings. They later attended First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove. Ken was also a member of The DuPage Woodworkers Club and was often called upon by friends and relatives to make fixes or repairs or help troubleshoot a problem. Ken and Meg were very proud and active in their Welsh heritage and attended many cultural events in the area.

Visitation will be Friday, June 27, 2014 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Services Saturday, June 28th at 11:00 am at Toon Funeral Home 4920 Main Street Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Published in Suburban Life Publications on June 25, 2014
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