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Isaac Devore WICKHAM
Mary Elizabeth YOUNG
George Frederick JONTE
Myrtle Lucinda WICKHAM
Marion Francis JONTE Sr.


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1. Doris Winfred MARLOW

Marion Francis JONTE Sr. 2

  • Born: 22 Jun 1916, Broken Bow, Custer Co, NE 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Doris Winfred MARLOW on 10 Sep 1938 in Parsons, Labette Co, KS 1
  • Died: 7 Dec 2003, Fallon, Churchill Co, NV at age 87 1 5 6
  • Buried: 16 Dec 2003, East Bethany Cem, Neosho Co, KS 1 5

bullet  General Notes:

Name: Marion F Jonte Senior
Ship, Station or Activity: Hendry
Ship Number or Designation: APA-118
Muster Date: 31 Dec 1944

Name: Marion Francis Jonte [Marion F Jonte]
SSN: 500035022
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1916
Birth Place: Brokenbow, Nebraska
Death Date: 7 Dec 2003
Father: George F Jonte
Mother: Myrtle L Wickham
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Nov 1938: Name listed as MARION FRANCIS JONTE; 19 Dec 2003: Name listed as MARION F JONTE

SSDI: Marion F. Jonte; b. 22 Jun 1916; d. 7 Dec 2003; issued MO; last residence: Parsons, Labette Co, KS.

NV, DEATH INDEX, 1980-2012:
Name: Marion Francis Jonte
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1916
Birth Place: Nebraska
Death Date: 7 Dec 2003
Death Place: Fallon, Churchill, Nevada, USA

Name: Marion Jonte
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1916
Death Date: 7 Dec 2003
Enlistment Date 1: 22 Jun 1917
Note: The enlistment date must be incorrect.)

OBIT: Parsons Sun, Dec 14, 2003: Fallon, Nev. - Marion F. Jonte Sr., 87, of Fallon, a former resident of Parsons, died at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at the Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon. He had been in failing health.
He was born June 22, 1916, in Broken Bow, Neb., to George and Myrtle (Wickham) Jonte. As a young boy, he moved to Parsons with his family in a covered wagon. He attended schools in Parsons. During World War II, he served as a carpenter's mate second class in the United States Navy and was in the Pacific Theater during the landing on Iwo Jima. He received his discharge Dec. 1, 1945.
He married Doris W. Marlow on Sept. 10, 1938, in Parsons. After World War II, they lived in Monte Vista, Colo., from 1946 to 1955; Parsons from 1955 to 1959; Dodge City from 1959 to 1963; Monte Vista from 1963 to 1973; and Canon City, Colo., from 1973 to 1988. In 1988, they returned to Parsons and resided at 2331 Stevens. She preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 2002. He then moved to Fallon to be near his son.
He was a union carpenter and had just received his 60-year union card. When he retired, he had the oldest continuous carpenter's union card in the state of Colorado. He attended Church of the Nazarene in Parsons. He was a member of Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars in Parsons; the Last Squad Club of World War II; a 57-year member of the American Legion Post No. 53 in Monte Vista; Masonic Lodge No. 73 in Monte Vista; and the Odd Fellows Lodge No. 0 in Canon City.
Survivors include one son, Marion F. "Pete" Jonte Jr. and his wife, Patricia, of Fallon; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, John P. Jonte of Oklahoma City. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Kay Monroe, in 1986, two brothers and six sisters.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Nazarene in Parsons with the Rev. Mark Koch officiating. Burial will be in East Bethany Cemetery with military honors by Brown-Bishop VFW Post No. 704. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Memorials to Church of the Nazarene for college scholarships may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 405 Main, Parsons.

OBIT: The Reno Gazette-Journal, Dec 14, 2003: Marion Francis Jonte, Sr. died Sunday, December 7, 2003 at Churchill Community Hospital. Marion was a Union Carpenter and he spent 60 years in the trade, of which he was very proud. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Masonic and Odd Fellows, all in Monte Vista, CO.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Doris Winfred Jonte; and daughter Sharon Kay Monroe. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Marion, Jr. and Patty Jonte of Fallon; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 brother.
There will be a visitation Wednesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Gardens Funeral Home in Fallon. Services will be held in Parsons, Kansas with interment to be at the East Bethany Cemetery in Parsons. Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home, 2949 Austin Highway. 775-423-8928.

FIND A GRAVE - East Bethany Cem, Neosho Co, KS:
Marion F. Jonte Sr.
June 22, 1916
Dec 7, 2003


Marion married Doris Winfred MARLOW on 10 Sep 1938 in Parsons, Labette Co, KS.1 (Doris Winfred MARLOW was born on 1 Jan 1920 in Liberal, Barton Co, MO,3 4 5 died on 17 Jan 2002 1 5 and was buried in East Bethany Cem, Neosho Co, KS 5.)



1 Obituary of Marion F. Jonte.

2 1930 KS Census.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 Social Security Applications & Claims Index, 1936-2007.

5 Find A Grave.

6 NV, Death Index, 1980-2012.

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