Michael L. Jones, 67, Hays, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 2,1950, in Lamar, Colo., to Walter and Twila (Barrel) Jones. He was a 1969 graduate of Norton High School and moved to Hays in 1992. He received a master’s degree in fine arts and photography.

He married Kathren La Jean Cavzos on Dec. 18, 1972 in Norton. He was an elevator manager for Garvey Grain at Norton for 12 years.

He enjoyed his photography, his family and grandchildren. 

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Patrick Jones and fiancé, Dr. Nastaran Solano, Dallas, and Timothy Jones, Hutchinson; a daughter, Tamara Krueger and husband, Michael, Trenton, Ill.; two brothers, Kelly Jones and wife, Lana, Norton, and Darin Jones and wife, Debora, Topeka; two sisters, Rosanna Stoffregen, Walton, and Sheila Kathke, Columbia, Mo.; and seven grandchildren, Sofia Jones, Carson Jones, Jacob Jones, Christian Jones, Lashawn Jones, Trinity Krueger and Leyna Krueger.  

He was preceded in death by his parents.          

Services are entrusted to Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.    Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or can be sent via email to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net.