Lavern "Vern" Jones
May 13, 2020
On Monday May 11th, 2020, Lavern "Vern" Jones, loving husband, father of four and Papa to many passed away at the age of 83 in his home surrounded by his family.
Vern's story starts on October 18, 1936. He was born in Concordia, KS, the 3rd child of Armel and Helen (Schaffer) Jones. Vern grew up in Concordia where he and his brothers worked with their dad on the family farm. He enlisted in the Army on March 14, 1954 where he was a proud Airborne Paratrooper with the 11th Airborne Division in Augsburg, Germany until March 15, 1957.
After returning from the service he met the one and onl...
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