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Clarice "Patsy" Jones

March 17, 1920 - October 07, 2011


6-7:00 P.M. Thursday, October 13 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

9-10:00 A.M. Friday, October 14 at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Thursday, October 13 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Friday, October 14 at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Clarice "Patsy" Jones

March 17, 1920 - October 07, 2011


Clarice Patricia “Patsy” Jones, 91, passed away Friday, October 7, 2011 at Villa Maria Care Facility in Fargo.  

Clarice “Patsy” Jones was born March 17, 1920 in Sherwood, ND to Olaf Hilmer and Amanda (Walberg) Olson.  Clarice married Charles Percy Jones on July 25, 1937 in Detroit Lakes, MN.  She was a long time resident of Fargo and for a time, Detroit Lakes, MN.  While raising her family in Fargo she was a member of St. Mary’s parish.  Patsy was a proud member of the Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary.  Patsy and family welcomed into their home the first wave of international students from India and Pakistan, who came to study at NDSU.

An avid whist player, Patsy was also never without a crossword puzzle, which she loved to do.  She also spent many hours playing Scrabble.

She is survived by son, Nick (Tonette Garcia), Richmond, CA; daughters, Sheila (Bob) Kummeth, Fargo, ND, Margaret “Peg” (Bing) Sylvester, Minneapolis, MN, Marie Ann Jones, Minneapolis, MN, Mary Beth (Paul) Rydquist, Cloverdale, CA; daughter-in-law, Marie Theresa Jones; sister, Harriet Plut, CA.  She also leaves 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.


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  1. Ron & Jeanne Peterson says:

    Bemidji mnTo Patsy Jones’ family.

    We were sorry to hear of Patsy’s passing. She was quite the lady and we always enjoyed the timea we spent together.

    Hope the family is well and will be remembered in our prayers.

  2. Mary Ellen (Barnick)Schwichtenberg says:

    Carson City NVSheila, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I do not believe that I ever met her, but you certainly are a striking resemblence! I heard of this notice through the Deacon Alert and just wanted to let you know that I am thinking and praying for you during this trying time.
    Classmates forever… Mary Ellen

  3. Colleen (Dwyer) Tuff says:

    Omaha NEMarie and Family I was so sorry to hear about your Patsy’s passing. I remember her so well from St. Mary’s and was involved with clubs with my Mom. I seem to remember her smiling alot!!!!!

  4. Ron & Doris Rollefson says:

    Ward SDWhat a wonderful lady! Our sympathy to you all!

  5. Hal & Monica (Hedstrom) Edwards says:

    Our deepest sympathy and a smile as I remember some of the gatherings at Buffalo Lake.

  6. Marie Jones says:

    Thank you, mom, for adopting me & bringing me into a wonderful family.

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