Dennis Richard Jones

Dennis Richard Jones, age 60, of Grand Rapids, MN died Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at Brookstone Manor in Grand Rapids.

Dennis was born in 1960 in Mason City, Iowa to Robert and Lucille Jones. He spent time living in New London-Spicer and Cass Lake before finally settling in Grand Rapids. He spent his early years taking some college courses in forestry, helping his brother Russell logging, and spending his summers working in the Boundary Waters. He spent several years working in restaurants. Dennis loved watching Westerns, being outdoors, fishing, hunting and trapping. He enjoyed drawing, collecting antiques, his pets and listening to classic rock music.

The Jones family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the staff at Brookstone Manor and Essentia Health- Itasca Hospice Partners for the wonderful care given to Dennis.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brother Russell.

He is survived by two children, Sarah Jones of Rochester, MN and Daniel (Dara Lynne) of Virginia, MN; one sister Linda (Hersch) Wellman of Baltimore, MD; four brothers, Robert (Carmella) Jones of Melbourne, FL, James (Carol) Jones of Tucson, AZ, Bill (Jayanthie) Jones of Ashburn, VA, Mike (April) Jones of Queen Creek, AZ, and Douglas (Michelle) Jones of Plymouth, MN; one grandchild, Arianna Ngeth; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, March 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN followed by the 1:00 PM Memorial Service. Fr. Seth Goglin will officiate.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit


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