Mrs. Jones was a grain and cattle farmer, working right along with her husband Jesse, each day. Aside from her love of the farm, Fern enjoyed fishing and time spent with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Jesse I. Jones, Jr., whom she married September 27, 1947, and who died August 21, 2004; her parents, Armin and Ella, nee Schanz, Daab; and four brothers, Lester, Hilmar, Vernon and Vernel Daab.
Surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, in both the Daab and Jones family.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family funeral services will be held with burial at Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL.