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Official Obituary of

Marilyn R. Jones

October 3, 1933 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Marilyn Jones Obituary

GALVA – Marilyn R. Jones, 90, of rural Galva, died Friday, March 8, 2024 at her home.

She was born October 3, 1933, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ralph and Helen (Miles) Chatterton. She married James W. Jones on December 17, 1954, in Stark County and he preceded her in death December 22, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, John and Dan, a grandson Chase Ripka and two sisters, Margaret and Madelyn. Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Ripka, of Galva, daughter-in-law, Susan Jones of Burlington, IA and two grandchildren, Dalton Jones and Jennifer Jones.

Marilyn graduated from Galva High School in 1951. In earlier years, she had worked as a bookkeeper at the First National Bank in Galva and then as a bartender at Midland Country Club for almost 30 years. She had been a member of the Galva Congregational Church and enjoyed playing bridge, golfing, shopping, and traveling.  

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 13 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Pastor Marshall Jones officiating. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. The burial will be in the Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Galva Public Library.





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March 13, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Rux Funeral Homes
313 Market St.
Galva, IL 61434

Funeral Service
March 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Rux Funeral Homes
313 Market St.
Galva, IL 61434


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