Guy Stanley Jones, 96

June 20, 1926 - September 9, 2022

Guy Stanley Jones was born
on June 20, 1926 in Lohrville,
Iowa to Guy Solomon and Nina
Elizabeth Engelman Jones. He
entered into eternal rest at Elm
Crest Senior Living Community
facility on September 9, 2022
at the age of 96.
At age 4, he moved with
his parents and brother, Don,
to Audubon, Iowa where his
father had a veterinarian practice.
He was baptized and confirmed into the Methodist faith and
was a lifetime member of the Methodist church in Audubon, Iowa
and Harlan, Iowa.
Stan graduated from Audubon High School in 1945 and attended
Iowa State University and American Institute of Business.
Over the years, he was employed by Curtis Candy, Farm Service,
Paul Revere and New York Life Insurance Companies, Triple A Association
and Harlan’s Deputy City Clerk. >From November, 1964,
until he retired in April, 1987, he was a field representative with National
Old Line Insurance Co. of Little Rock, AK. He called on Iowa
Savings and Loan offices with mortgage life and disability insurance
for their consumers. He received the company’s Distinguished Service
Service Award for 5 years and their “Man of The Year” award
in 1976.
On June 20, 1947, he married Gertrude Mae Coglon of Exira,
Iowa at the Exira Christian Church. Three children were born to this
union. Donita Rae, Brian Rans, and Bruce Arlen. They lived a short
time in rural Exira and they moved to Audubon, Iowa. In March, 1961
he moved his Jones family to Harlan, Iowa to their home ar 1112
Broadway until his admission to Elm Crest Senior Living in 2016.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Nina Jones; his
sons, Brian and Bruce Jones; his brother and wife, Donald and Jean
Jones; his parents in laws, Ray and Lena Coglon; his daughter in
law, Karen Jones and nephew Steve Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude of 75 years of Harlan, Iowa;
daughter Donita (David) Miller of Harlan, IA; granddaughter Dr.
Cresta Jones of Richmond, Virginia, grandson Nathaniel Guy (Janet)
Jones of Virginia Beach, Virginia; great-grandchildren, Stella,
Josephina, Bridget and Audrey Crump of Richmond, Virginia. Sydney,
Kira and Brian Jones of Virginia Beach, Virginia; brother-in-law,
Raymond Coglon of Exira, Iowa; nephew, Tom (Sharon) Jones of
LaQuinta, CA; niece, Nancy Jones of Wickenburg, AZ; other family
members and special friends.
An 11:00 AM Funeral Service was officiated by Pastor Steve
McElroy on Friday, September 29, 2022 at Pauley Jones Funeral
Home In Harlan, Iowa. Eric Jones, Kent Klinkefus, Bob Grote, Phil
Miller, Ed Schwery
and Steve Osbun
served as pallbearers.
Inurnment was
held following the
Pauley Jones Funeral
Home was in
charge of arrangements.



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