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Leon Ira Jontz
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1923
Buda
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2003
Buda
Bureau County
Illinois, USA

JONTZ, LEON IRA
EM3 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/10/1923
DATE OF DEATH: 01/24/2003
BURIED AT:
HOPELAND CEMETERY
BUDA, IL 61314
(815) 454-2219
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BUDA, Ill. -- Services for Leon I. Jontz, rural Buda, will be 11 a.m. today at Buda United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hopeland Cemetery, Buda, with military services by Buda American Legion Post 261. Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Buda. He died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at his home. He retired from farming in 1980. He was born Sept. 10, 1923, in rural Buda. He married Esther Hammer in 1945 in Buda. He served in the Navy during World War II as an electricians mate 3/C. He also served on the USS Pensacola in the Pacific Theater. Memorials may be made to Buda Rescue Unit. Survivors include his wife, Esther, Buda; a daughter, Donna Tanner, Davenport; a son, Larry, Rolla, Mo.; and a brother, Homer, Buda.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Henry Jontz (1894 - 1979)
  Florence P. Jontz (1893 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Viola Hammer Jontz (1925 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopeland Cemetery
Buda
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rosemary Royce Schullery
Record added: Oct 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98287358
Leon Ira Jontz
Added by: Rosemary Royce Schullery
 
Leon Ira Jontz
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