Monday, January 18, 2021

Eva Mae Jones


   Eva Mae Jones, 87, of Sparta, died Friday, November 13, 2015, in assisted living at the Morrow Home, Sparta.

   She was born May 2, 1928, to Clarence and Mildred (Vanderlan) Langrehr in La Crosse County. Eva was united in marriage to Leslie Jones on January 17, 1945. They farmed on the family farm in Fish Creek for eight years. They then moved to Rockland and West Salem where she was secretary for attorney John Hussa and also worked at the Dry Milk plant for years. Their last stop was Sparta where she worked for John Kewin Optometry until her retirement. In her younger years, she enjoyed dancing, card playing and traveling.

   She is survived by her son, Dennis (Diane); grandchildren, Timothy (Denise), Scott (Jeanna), and Tracy (Timothy) Hesse; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Austin, Trevor, Tayler, Nicholas, Alysha and Elizabeth. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and a sister, Beverly Repky.

   A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Mark Kvale officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Bangor.

   Family and friends are invited to gather at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home today, Monday, from 5-7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

   Online condolences may be offered at

   The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

            The family would like to thank the staff of Homestead Assisted Living for the excellent care given to Eva. Also, a special thank you to Nan Olson for your prompt attention to our every phone call.

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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