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James R. Jones

March 2, 1980 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 41)



James R. Jones, 41, of Belgrade died on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Grace Lutheran Church in Belgrade.  Visitation will be from 3-7 Friday at the church and for one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be in Grace West Cemetery in Belgrade.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.   Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Belgrade.                                        

James Robert Jones was born on March 2, 1980, in Paynesville, the son of Richard and Beverly (Oeltjenbruns) Jones.  He grew up on the family farm near Belgrade and attended Belgrade Elementary and High School.  He later received his GED from Eagan ALC.  After school he worked for Jennie-O and later as a pipe fitter for Fagan Inc and various construction companies in the area until a worked injury sidelined his work. 

Jim was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.  He enjoyed fishing, tinkering on the farm, spending time with family and working with wood. 

Jim died on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital at the age of 41.  He is survived by his daughter, Laney Geske; sons, Kaden and Bryant Jones and their mother, Ashley Jones; mother, Beverly (Jim) Woods; siblings, Chad (Bobbie) Jones, Pam Jones and Steven (Chelsie) Jones; grandfather, Arlos Jones; a niece and eleven nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Richard and grandparents, Hazel Jones and Leroy and Evaline Oeltjenbruns.     


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September 3, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church (Belgrade)

Funeral Service
September 4, 2021

3:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church
600 Washburn AVE
Belgrade, MN 56312

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