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David H. Jones

July 19, 1922 November 14, 2007
David H. Jones
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Winnebago - David H. Jones, 85, of Winnebago, passed away Wednesday morning, November 14, 2007, in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. Born July 19, 1922, in Hardin County, Tenn., the son of Victor Worth and Kate Irene (Martin) Jones. He served in Italy during WWII and received an honorable discharge. After the war, David went to Chicago and worked for the R.C. Larkin Co., who sold industrial equipment. In 1954 the Larkin Co. opened a branch in Rockford. At that time also, David married Margaret O'Reilly and they were sent to Rockford. After two years, the Larkins retired and David and Margaret built a new building on 20th Street in Rockford and called it Da-Nite Equipment Co.; they retired in 1981. Dave would often say, "We had wonderful customers and employees, and we thank them."

David is lovingly survived by his wife, Margaret "Peg" Jones of Winnebago; sisters, Mayme Steppie of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Dorothy (Paul) Wilkinson of Oakridge, Tenn; and several nieces and nephews.

David was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Woodrow and Willard Jones; and sisters, Mary Helen Bruening and Margaret Patterson.

Funeral Information

Graveside service is at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 19, 2007, in All Saints Cemetery, 700 N. River Road, Des Plaines., with visitation 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.

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