Wanda J. Jones, 93 of Findlay, passed away 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at The Heritage of Findlay. She was born on January 3, 1926 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Ellsworth J. and Emeline (Young) Essinger. She married Emmett N. Jones on February 3, 1946 and he preceded her in death on April 4, 1992.
Wanda is survived by a son, Randy E. (Sarah) Jones of Findlay; two grandchildren, Chad (Wendy) Jones of Toledo, Ohio and Jami (Will Fuentes) Jones of Murrieta, California; and great grandchildren Jack Jones and Daisy Fuentes. Preceding her in death was a sister, LaVaun M. Lorenz; a brother, Jack Essinger; and step grandson, Cassidy Mullins.
Wanda was a 1943 graduate of Findlay High School. She retired from Marathon Oil Company after working there for more than 20 years in the reproduction and graphic arts department. Wanda was a member of College First Church of God for nearly 70 years. She was a volunteer for the former Winebrenner Village. She was also a member of AARP.
Visitation will take place from 3-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, and for an hour before the service on Friday, from 10-11:00 a.m. at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME, 500 Lima Avenue Findlay, Ohio. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the funeral home with the Pastor Don Dennison officiating. Burial will take place following the funeral service at Knollcrest Gardens near Arcadia.
Memorials in Wanda's name can be made to the College First Church of God 1100 North Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.