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Jon R. "Rock" Stone

September 17, 1947 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 73)


Jon R. “Rock” Stone, age 73 of Lake Park, MN, passed away on April 12, 2021 at Sandford hospital in Fargo, ND. Jon was born on September 17, 1947 in Bethesda Naval Hospital. He grew up in Rapid City, SD, where he graduated in 1965 and then joined the U.S. Navy and served on the destroyer USS Higbee during the Vietnam War. After transferring to the Naval Reserves, he lived in Minneapolis, MN. There he met the love of his life, Joyce, and married her January 11, 1972.  Jon and Joyce had three wonderful sons and moved around Minnesota, to California & South Dakota then came back “home” to Minnesota and settled in the Audubon and Lake Park area where they loved hosting and spending quality time with family & friends. Jon worked for the Ricke Family/Team Industries and retired after 40+ years. Jon was a volunteer fire fighter in Audubon for 8 years, was a past Adjutant of the Audubon American Legion, and presently a member of the Lake Park American Legion. Jon loved fishing, hunting, SCCA & NASCAR, wood working, hanging out with his best friend, Joyce. He took much pleasure in trying to keep Linda & Joyce out of mischief on their many outings! Jon is survived by his wife Joyce Stone, two sons Jon (Joy) Stone, Tom (Kala) Stone. His sisters Sandra (Daniel) Stephens and Jacque (Bill) Lukkes. As well as 8 much loved grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren with one on the way. He is proceeded in death by his son Ron Stone, and his parents John T. and Dorothy Stone of Rapid City, S. D.

Service at 2 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to follow on Saturday, May 15 at the home of Rock & Joyce.

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