Robert Raymond Jones – Post Bulletin


Robert Raymond Jones, 91, of Rochester passed away peacefully on June 26, 2022 at River Bend Assisted Living in Rochester.

Robert was born on January 20, 1931 in Genoa, MN to William and Mary (Frutiger) Jones. He enlisted in the army and proudly served his country as a sailor in the US Navy fleet. Robert met his future wife, Rosemarie at a Navy reception and they were later married on February 21, 1954 in Cambria Heights, NY. After their marriage, Robert and Rosemarie returned to Rochester in 1954. Robert worked as a supervisor for HiMEC in Rochester and retired after 43 years of service. He loved animals, especially dogs, enjoyed fishing and traveling with Rosemarie. Robert was a hard worker with a big heart. He was always helping others with electrical or mechanical problems. First and foremost, Robert was a founding member of the Rochester Seventh-day Adventist Church, a faithful servant and a strong man of faith.

Robert is survived by his children: Maria (Randy) Strain of Minneapolis, MN, Michael Jones of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Mark (Vickie) Jones of St. Michael, MN and James (Michelle) Jones of Montana; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; brother, Bradley (Clarice) Jones and sister, Betty Ostrem. Robert was predeceased by his beloved wife, Rosemarie; four brothers and two sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the Rochester Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1100 37th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Bradley Booth will officiate with a private family burial at Fort Snelling National

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