Eugene Jones, 81, of Wahpeton, ND, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, July 23, 2021. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 10 AM to 12 PM followed by his 12 PM memorial service at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton. Pastor Mary Ann Bernard will officiate the service. A livestream of the service will be available on the funeral home website. A private burial will be held at a later date in Elk Creek Cemetery in Wyndmere, ND. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home.
Eugene Jones was born November 30, 1939, to Aldron and Winifred (Holecek) Jones in Oakes, ND. He grew up in Wyndmere, ND. He was united in marriage to Marlene Huseth on June 15, 1968, they were blessed with three children. Their first daughter, Judy (Barry) Pikarski of Mooreton, ND, and their children, Eric (Laura) Pikarski of Fargo, ND, Blaize Pikarski of Hankinson, ND; Brayden Pikarski of Mooreton, ND, Shelby Pikarski of Fargo, ND, and Jaida Pikarski of Mooreton, ND. Their second daughter, Nita (Dennis) Fenner of Barnesville, MN, and their children, Tabetha (Zach) Crawford of Fargo, ND, Isabelle Fenner of Fargo, ND, Kylanda Nelson and her son, Gavin of Fergus Falls, MN, and Cassie Lloyd, and her children, Ryder, Sylias and Tyson of Barnesville, MN. Their son, James (Emily Henson) Jones of West Fargo, ND, and their children, Aiden and Cody.
Eugene is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Keith and his wife Joan; and his sister, Lorraine.
He will be forever missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren; his brother, Maurice; sister, Marlys; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.