January 3, 2010
Celebration of Life: Saturday, Jan. 9
10:00 AM Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona
Pastors Jim Cluney
Burial: North Gingerich Cemetery, rural Kalona
Visitation: Friday 2-7 PM Peterseim Funeral Home
Sylvia was born September 20, 1938. She was raised by her mother, Elizabeth and step-fatherJerry Mast and her grandparents, John and Sovilla Overholt.
Sylvia was married to Clarence Gingerich and later to Richard Jones.
Sylvia was employed in various places as a cook and baker. She had worked at one time at the Kalona Sales Barn in the lunchroom.
Sylvia return to this community three years ago and had attend the Assembly of God Church in Washington.
Surviving Sylvia are her son, Doyle Gingerich of Kalona, three sisters and husbands, Rose Aguilar of Bath MI, Sovilla and Bill Krochak of Washington, IA, Anna and Kenn Overmyer of Shipshawanna, IN, and two brothers, Jerry Jr.and wife Maggie Mast of Millerburg, IN, and John and wife Carolyn Mast of Milford, IN.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents and her busband Richard Jones (1995)
Her family is appreciative of the many acts of kindness bestowed on them during this time of their loss.