Jon K. Jenkins
Jon Jenkins born May 28, 1945, passed away March 8, 2014 at age 68. Jon was a 1963 graduate of Eastern H.S., LCC in 1966, MSU in 1968, Cooley Law School cum laude in 1976, and President of first Graduating Class of Cooley Law School. Jon was a member of Lutherans for Life and served on the Board of Directors at both State and National levels. He served on the Mason City Council in 1970, and was also Mayor pro tem. Jon won the 4-H state public speaking contest award in 1964. He was honored for more than 30 years of service on the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Jon is preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Ann (Spicka) Jenkins. He is survived by his wife Alix of 43 years, son David (Pamela) Jenkins, brothers James O. Jenkins and Jay (Janice) Jenkins, and sister Judith Jenkins. A service of celebration and victory in Christ will be conducted on Tuesday March 11, 2014 at 1pm at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2418 N. Aurelius Rd. Holt, MI, with the Rev. Dean Poellet and Rev. Darrell Neves officiating. Visitation is Monday 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Gorsline Runciman Mason Chapel, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, MI. Committal services will be held Wednesday March 12, at 1pm at the Santa Fe Cemetery, Harrison Twp. Indiana.
Those desiring may make contributions to Lutherans for Life, 1120 S. G. Avenue, Nevada IA, 50201, or St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2418 N. Aurelius Rd. Holt, MI 48842.
The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Mason Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grbdmason.com