Larry L. Jones, 74 of Dakota City, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital.
He was born September 8, 1944 in Redfield, Iowa, the son of Marlin and Izera Lucille (Burris) Jones. He was raised and educated in Redfield and later worked in a brick yard, then on a farm, where he enjoyed working with horses. He moved to Adel for a number of years and in 1977 moved to Dakota City. Larry was united in marriage to Eleanora Engman on July 1, 1988 in Humboldt. The couple made their home in Dakota City and he worked for Yacht Club Trailer until retiring in 2006.
He is survived by his children, Jennifer (Kurt) Sproston of Rolfe, Larry J. Jones of Humboldt and Krystal L. Jones of Gilmore City, his step-children, Randy Hudson of Redfield, Rhonda Hudson of Casey, Kory Michael of Earlham and Sarah (Greg) Lincoln of Stuart, his grandchildren, Lillian Jones, Bentley Jones, Lucas Jensen and Holly Stone and his brother, Rick L. (Cheri) Ritenour of Vincent. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanora, step-daughter, Shelle Goodwin, his parents, his step-father, Franklin Ritenour and his brother, Jimmy Ritenour.
A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, May 2nd from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Gotch Park, south of Humboldt.