Jonathan “Jon” Amend

59

Hartford, SD 

January 24, 2021

Jonathan “Jon” Amend was born to Robert and Karel Amend on October 22, 1961, in Sioux Falls. He attended Eugene Field, Whittier and West Central schools. He was baptized and confirmed at East Side Lutheran. After a brief service in the Army Natural Guard, he worked various jobs in the Sioux Falls area. Then he moved out to his “beloved Black Hills” where he worked for a factory that manufactured plastic bags. After they moved their operations out of the country, he went to train as a welder. After school he moved to the Gillette, Wyo. area to work welding heavy equipment in the mines. When the mines were cutting production, Jon decided to move back to Sioux Falls and family. He managed a motel for a while and then began driving a delivery route for Daylight Donuts.

Jon had an avid interest in history, especially World War II and Western and Native American history. Although he never accumulated wealth, he was generous and giving to family, friends and anyone he thought in need of assistance. He was always willing to lend a hand. He was a loving son, brother, uncle and loyal friend.

He is survived by his parents Robert and Karel Amend of Hartford; brother, Dan, of Sioux Falls; sister, Kristi, and her sons Nick and Schuyler of Richfield, Minn.; aunts, Donna DeVries and Beverly Pittman of Sioux Falls, Judy Winterton of Medford, Ore.; uncles, Darrell Winterton of Sparta, Wisc., Jerry Sprecher of Howard and Jim Sprecher of Burnsville, Minn., and many extended family members and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his fraternal grandparents, Herman and Alice Amend; his maternal grandmothers, Alice and Alvina Winterton, and his beloved grandfather, Darwin Winterton; his uncles, Richard and Harlan and aunts, Louise and Linda.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, February 1 at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory, Sioux Falls. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. also on Monday at the funeral home. 

Arrangements provided by George Boom Funeral Home.

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