- March 29, 2023
Nicholas Jones, 27, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 26, 2023, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monticello, with interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. Friday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, and again on Saturday morning after 9:30 a.m. at the church. A parish vigil service will be held 4 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Fr. Paul Baldwin will officiate at the services. Goettsch Funeral Home has taken Nick and his family into their care. By visiting Goettschonline.com you may share your thoughts, memories and condolences with Nickâ€™s family and sign the online guest book.
Surviving are his parents, Diana (Keith Wernimont) Jones and Richard (Donna Hudson) Jones; his sister, Aimee (Steve) Clemmons; and his grandparents, Dale and Virginia Jones and Marlene Turner. He was preceded in death by his grand- and great-grandparents, Charles Nolte, Orville and Lorene Blankman, Joe and Virginia Behrends, Dale and Julia Jones, Louis and Vernie Nolte.
Nicholas Joseph Jones was born Nov. 24, 1995, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was the son of Richard and Diana Nolte Jones. Nick graduated from the Maquoketa Valley Community Schools in 2014. He worked in the hospitality industry as a clerk at the Hampton Inn in Cedar Rapids.
He loved to go fishing with his dad, enjoyed participating in the Starlighters Theatre, and playing Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the Gathering with his friends. He was a great son, brother, and friend with a heart of gold who was willing to help anyone. He will be greatly missed by many.
The family would like to thank McKenna Kramer and Linda Oberbroeckling and the rest of the Above and Beyond Hospice Care Team for all the wonderful care they gave to Nick and his family.