Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 1, 2014

Steve Jones

RAPID CITY — Steve Jones, 51, of Rapid City passed away Dec. 30, 2013 at his home.

Steve was born Jan. 9, 1962 in Bellaire, the son of William and Patricia (Erikson) Jones.

Steve worked in the oil fields after graduating high school. Jonesy enjoyed his work, Harley Davidson, Kubota, playing horseshoes, golfing, snowmobiling and playing Yahtzee.

He is survived by his mother, Patricia Jones of Traverse City; children, Steven (Kim) Jones II of Mancelona, Traci Jones of Mancelona; three granddaughters, Bekky, Ella and Emma; fiancee, Penny Dupuie and her two sons Jonathon and Nathan; sister-in-law, Tena Jones and sister Joni (Bruce) Knoch; three nieces, Sara, Christina, Shannon; and one nephew, James. Jonesy will be greatly missed.

Steve was preceded in death by his father, Bill in 1992; and his brother, Eric in 2012.

Funeral services will be at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes is handling the arrangements. Please sign his guestbook at

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