Jon P. Green — Plainview
Jon P. Green, 77, of Plainview, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Jon Philip Green was born April 11, 1936, in Plainview Township, to Philip and Jean (Thompson) Green.
In September 1967, he married Sylvia Hofschulte in Plainview.Jon graduated from Plainview High School in 1954. He joined the United States Army in 1960, serving in Korea, and was discharge in 1964. He then attended the University of Wisconsin, Stout. Jon then moved to Isle, and worked at the family lumberyard. In 1966, he moved back to Plainview and along with his mother, they purchased the Plainview bowling alley "Mix-N-Bowl" which they operated until they sold in 1985. At that time, Jon opened the "Custom Shop," a Taxidermy business. He also did carpentry work and installed bowling lanes. In the summer of 1994, he started working at the Piper Hills Golf Course in Plainview.
He was a longtime member of the Community Presbyterian Church in Plainview. Jon was very involved with the Upper Whitewater Ducks Unlimited Chapter, serving as president, secretary and treasure. He was also a member of the National Turkey Federation and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, bowling, building fishing rods, making fishing jigs and fly tying.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia of Plainview; children, Tony McHugh, Jeff (Becky) McHugh and Paula Green (Bill) all of Plainview, and Valerie Eggler (Jeff) of Oronoco; grandchildren, Jesse McHugh, Andrea Dessner, Lyna Koepsell, Cassie McHugh, Lisa Greseth, Candice Kahler, Terry Eggler, Cody Eggler; great-grandchildren, Garrett and Blake Dessner, Dylan, Dawson and Brynn Koepsell and Kinlee Hahn; and sisters, Norma (Bud) Holst of Rochester and Patty Southhard of Irving, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Bruce and one granddaughter, Elizabeth.
Funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Community Presbyterian Church in Plainview, with the Rev. John Curtiss officiating. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview with military graveside rites conducted by the Plainview American Legion Post 179.
Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 21, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Presbyterian Church, and one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is in charge of the arrangements. schadandzabelfuneralhomes.com