Dorothy F. Jones,
age 83 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on March 11, 2019 at her home,
surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on
March 20, 1935, to Fred and Myra Weber Brown, both of whom preceded her in
In Michigan City,
IN, she went to school in a one-room schoolhouse in Beverly Shores, IN,
completed elementary and middle school in Chesterton and completed her High
School education in Canada. She began college at Bryan University in Dayton,
TN, and then transferred to Northwestern University. Dorothy finished her
undergraduate training at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She
was also a piano student of Alice Keenlyside and taught private piano and
organ lessons to students for over 50 years here in Chesterton.
She was the
organist at Liberty Bible Church for over 25 years, served as an organist at
Chesterton First Christian church for several years, and served as an
organist at the First Church of Christian Science in Chesterton and then in
Crown Point for over 25 years.
Surviving are her
husband of more than 58 years, David F. Jones; her children: Craig (Rachael)
Jones of Chesterton, Beth (Wes) York of Chesterton and Vera Jones of
Michigan City; her grandchildren: Elisabeth (Chris) Ruge, Paul Jones and
Jason Jones, all of Chesterton; her great-grandchildren: Shannon and Evan
Ruge of Chesterton; her sister, LaVera Lambert of Mesa, AZ; and her
brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Carolyn Jones of Chesterton;
and her many cousins, including Cindy and Robert Kelly of Chesterton.
She is also
preceded in death by her grandson, David A. Jones.
services will be held at a later date.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
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