Janice Jones, 73, Huntingburg

Janice Jones, 73, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday, August 7, at her home. She was born February 2, 1946, in Ferdinand, to Eckhart and Catherine (Blume) Egler. She married Sam R. Jones December 5, 1964, at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand.

Janice worked as a registered nurse. She enjoyed sewing Christmas stockings, golfing, and bird watching. She is known to have identified almost 400 species of birds.

She is survived by her husband, Sam R. Jones; two sons, Scott Jones and wife Marsha, Jasper, and Chris Jones and wife Tami, Evansville; one daughter, Stephanie Schepers and husband Ron, Jasper; three brothers, Daniel (Naomi) Egler and wife Naomi, Jasper, Louis Egler and wife Mae, Erlanger, Kentucky, and Francis (Jane) Egler and wife Jane, Ferdinand; one sister, Shirley Smith, Ferdinand; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Lloyd Egler, one sister, Rose Mary Messmer, and one brother-in-law, Gary Smith.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 9-10 a.m. Monday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with burial following in Augusta Cemetery in Augusta.Chaplain Jason Rae will officiate at the service.

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