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Connie Jones, 62, of New Ulm died Wednesday, January 31, 2018, after a courageous five year battle with colon cancer.
Funeral service will be 11 AM Tuesday, February 6 at the Cambria Presbyterian Church in Cambria with Pastor Penny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Preri Bach Cemetery in Cambria.
Visitation will be 4 - 7 PM Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at church on Tuesday.
Connie is survived by her father, Mervin Jones of Lake Crystal; sister, Vickie (Michael) Randall of Cambria; brothers, Winton (DeeAnn) Jones and Richard (Marsha) Jones all of Cambria; a brother-in-law, Tom Stearns of Cleveland; nieces and nephews, Keith (Amy) Stearns, Beth Stearns(Eran Banon), Brian (Maggie) Stearns, Dawn Stearns (Jeff Farber), Darcy Stearns (Steve Hundley), Nathan (Heidi) Jones, Meredith Jones, Maizie (Brandon) Arndt, Joshua (Lindsey) Randall; grandnieces and grandnephews, Morgan, Hunter, Ethan, Brady, Hudson, Savannah, Carson, Trinity, Terrell, Henry, Hadley, Sawyer, Brody, Brenley and Bayler.
She was preceded in death by her mother, DeLoris, and her sister, Judy Stearns.
Connie was a member of the Cambria Presbyterian Church and the Cambria Legion Women's Auxiliary.
Connie Lynn Jones was born February 2, 1955, in New Ulm to Mervin and DeLoris (Berg) Jones. She grew up on the family farm near Cambria. She attended Horeb Country school through the 4th grade and graduated from New Ulm High School in 1973. Connie began working at Kraft foods while still in high school and continued there for 40 years until her retirement due to ill health. She was a proud and loyal Kraft employee and loved her job and the people she worked with. Connie enjoyed collecting Barbie Dolls and bells. In later years Connie loved spending time with her dad on his farm on Lily Lake near Lake Crystal. Connie's main joy in life was her nine very special nieces and nephews and their families. She was a devoted aunt and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Published on February 4, 2018
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