PRINCETON — Homer D. Jontz, 94, of Princeton, formerly of Buda, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, where he had been a patient for a short time.
Born May 27, 1918, in Buda to Ira H. and Florence P. (Anderson) Jontz, he married Ruth M. Pihl June 1, 1941, in Bureau County. She survives.
He was a 1936 graduate of Buda High School and retired from farming in 1991. When he was young, he accepted the Lord as his Savior and served faithfully for many years in his church. At the time of death, he was a member of First Baptist Church of LaSalle.
Also surviving are one daughter, Phyllis (Don) Moore of Belleville; two grandsons, Michael Moore of Swansea and Scott (Renata) Moore of Swansea; two great-grandsons, Colin and Mason Moore of Swansea; and one sister-in-law, Esther V. Jontz of Davenport, Iowa.
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