Peggy Jones, age 71, of Hinckley died October 26, 2010 at Kanabec Hospital in Mora. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 30th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. A vistation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Long Lake Community Cemetery.
Margerurite (Peggy) Joyce Jones was born February 11, 1939 in Watertown, South Dakota to Lucille and William Jorgenson. As a child she lived in several cities in South Dakota and Oregon until she moved to Minneapolis in 1954 and eventually made her home in Isanti County.
Peggy developed a wandering spirit and traveled throughout her lifetime. She married Lee Jones on January 23, 1983, they blended their families, enjoying grandchildren and great-grandchildren together. Peggy and Lee welcomed people into their home as if they were family.
Peggy retired from Crossroads School in St. Francis following a career working with children. Peggy and Lee moved to Hinckley in 1999 to pursue raising buffalo on a ranch.
Peggy loved everything about life. She had an adventurous spirit and wanted to experience as much as she could. Peggy loved people and anyone she met loved talking with her. At the service the family will wear scarves in memory of Peggy who enjoyed wearing them. Memorials will benefit the American Diabetes Association. And The Audubon Center of the Northwood’s, PO Box 530, Sandstone MN 55072.
Peggy Jones died October 26, 2010 at the Kanabec Hospital in Mora at the age of 71 years, 8 months and 15 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Jerry; by four sisters, Elizabeth, Marian, Dorothy and Katherine.
Peggy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Leroy Jones; five children, Danielle Cahlander, Janise Lindblom, Dale (Kari) Shortell, Kim (Cy) Ferguson and Robin (Todd) Seifert; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert and Ronnie; one sister, Jackie; and by many other relatives and friends.