Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Former Bettendorf resident Jon E. Jones, 72, passed away on September 12th, 2010, at his home in Sun Lakes, AZ.
Mr. Jones was born September 10th, 1938 in Davenport, IA, to Charles (Casey) and Inez Jones.
Jon spent most of his life in Davenport and Bettendorf, IA and kept close contact with many lifelong friends who still reside there. Whether camping, shooting trap, attending wrestling meets or golfing, Jon most enjoyed leisure time with friends and family.
He retired from Alcoa in 1990 after 30 years of service, and moved to Arizona with his wife Barbara in 1994 to be closer to his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Jones served in the United State Army from 1958 to 1960, a fortunate time of peace for all U.S. Soldiers. While retired in Arizona he served for a time on the Maricopa Sheriff’s posse and volunteered with “Neighbors who care”.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Barbara; sons K.C. & P.T; younger brother Ken Jones; and Barbara’s children Judy, Karen, Mike, and Steve.
Though he was a cancer survivor from the early 1990s, it was a second bout with cancer that proved too much for him and sent him home to be with the Lord.
At his request, no local service will be held. But since we don’t have to listen to him anymore, friends and family will gather in Iowa after the “2011 Thaw”.
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