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Jonas L.  Liening
  • Ava & Jaxson Liening College Fund
    c/o Minster Bank
    95 W. 4th St.
    Minster, OH 45865

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“Jonas was my special teddy bear growing up..i always looked up to him and wanted to be just as succesful as him in sports. He was my inspiration and...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Stephanie Albers - Minster, OH

“I had the opportunity to work with Jonas and became friends. He was always a positive happy person willing to help people. My thoughts and sympathies...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Rob Smith - Lexington, KY

“I had the good fortune to be Jonas' dorm director his first year on campus at UK. I have great memories of that year, and Jonas was a part of many...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Chad Abney - Louisville, KY

“MY SYMPATHIES TO ALL OF JONAS' FAMILY. I KNEW HIM IN HIGH SCHOOL. I MET HIM WHILE BABYSITTING HIS NEPHEW. JONAS WAS SUCH A NICE, KIND-HEARTED GUY....Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: BETH (KRAMER) IVANOVICS - CHARDON, OH

“My heart is saddened for all Jonas' family. I am sure God has His loving arms around you at this time and will forever. In His Love, Jenny ”
5 of 37 | Posted by: Jenny Schings - Topeka, KS

“All our love, thoughts and prayers are with you, Jaxson and Ava at this time. God Bless ”
6 of 37 | Posted by: Karen, Wesley and Laura Nelson - KY

“Very sorry for your loss. Jonas was a great guy who was always smiling. Your family will be in my prayers. ”
7 of 37 | Posted by: Matt Brown - Bardstown, KY

“Marlena, Jaxson and Ava,Jonas was a joy to work with and even in my profound sadness at his passing,I cannot help but smile when I think of hiswit...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Becky Smith - Lexington, KY

“Marlena, You are in our thoughts and prayers....God Bless You ”
9 of 37 | Posted by: Terry Price and Jim Firth - KY

“Marlena, everyone at Southern is thinking of you and praying for you. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 37 | Posted by: Brenda Dailey - Lexington, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family in this time of sorrow. ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: Angie Baumer - Celina, OH

“Marlena, Jonus was a great guy and a good friend. I worked with him at Crown Tampa Branch. All of us went to that Jimmy Buffett concert at the fair...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Jeff Baker - Palm Bay, FL

“Jonas is loved... He was always smiling, powerful, positive presence... Everyone liked him. It was an honor to have known him and played with him.....Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Quincy Murdock - Lexington, KY

“Carol and I send our condolences. So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
14 of 37 | Posted by: Edward & Carol Moorhead

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Some of my best memories of UK include Jonas. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. ...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Glenda Stanley (Hughes) - FL

“So sorry for your loss, and wishing Jonas's family comfort in such a terrible time. Jonas will always be one of the nice guys, someone I remember...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Jessie - Minster, OH - Classmate

“Marlena, I am looking at pictures of everyone from tailgating football games.. Jonas had a hugh heart for all the kids that would look forward to...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Chuck Hughes - Lexington, KY

“While Jonas was, physically, a big, imposing figure, the man inside was a true gentle giant. He was always guaranteed to provide a laugh and a smile...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Ryan Wassil - Jacksonville, FL

“I do not know you or your family--only through the high regard of my son-in-law, Travis Workman. But I do know what it is like to lose a husband...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Rovena Nicely - Quinwood, WV

“So heartbreaking for the world to lose such a sweet man. Marlena we are all saddened deeply by you and your children's loss. We have you in our...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Sheila & Rod Farley - OH - Firend

“Marlena, There are no words to speak that makes this any easier; I can't imagine the shock and loss you must feel. Please know that you are in my...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Liz Berryman - Lexington, KY

“I will never forget the first time I met Jonas. It was because of him and a window incident at Last Call that I was able to take a tour of UK's...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Gordon Crowe - Lexington, KY

“Jonas was a big guy with an even bigger heart. Jonas was one of the first people I met at UK because he was my host when I came to Kentucky as a...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Jimmy Haley

“We are so very sorry for your loss and so sadden to hear of his passing. We always enjoyed running into Jonas when he was in town and catching up. ...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Byron & Darcee Albers - Minster, OH

“Marlena, Jaxson, and Ava-My heart aches for your loss, feeling it like family as Jonas was as much a part of my growing up as my own brother. I have...Read More »
25 of 37 | Posted by: Amber Sommer - Minster, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find comfort and peace in your memories of Jonas. In sympathy, Steve and Maureen Scavo ”
26 of 37 | Posted by: Steve and Maureen Scavo - Mason, OH

“Whenever I think about my years at UK I will think of Marlena and Jonas. We have so many memories together. I am still shocked he is gone. Sending...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: Lesa Catlett

“Marlena I hope the peace and love of our Lord comforts you during this time. I never got the privilege of meeting your husband but he must have been...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Mrs. Laura Wiggs (Belcher) - KY

“Marlena,You are one of my oldest and greatest friends. I'm so sorry we've let so much time go by but just know you've always been in my heart. You...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Melissa Wilson - Lexington, KY

“You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish you strength to get through this sad time. Surround yourself with family and friends. My...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Candy - Hudson, FL

“Marlena, Jaxon, and Ava you all have my deepest sympathy. I will keep you all in my thoughts in the coming days and months and wish you all peace...Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Erin Crossfield Morton - Paris, KY

“I never met Jonas face to face, but had the privilege of working with him via phone and email. He was always very polite and kind. I would like to...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Rachel Ramsey - Waco, TX

“Marlena, you, Jax and Ava are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.The Lord is near to those who are broken-hearted and saves those who are...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: Denise and Jeff Hyer and Alberta Schott - MA

“While Jonas was in high school, he performed in many Crescent Players production. He was always easy to work with and fun to be around. His...Read More »
34 of 37 | Posted by: Lois Wimmers and the Crescent Players Community Theatre - OH

“Deepest Sympathy to all Jonas family. During his high school years, he spent many Friday nights at our house, such a nice guy. Pam & Gene Voisard ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Pamela A Voisard - OH

“Marlena, Ava & Jaxson: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Jonas was a great man who loved his family and spoke of you all often at work. The...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: CLARK Material Handling Company - KY

“You all have been in my thoughts and prayers. ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Jane Rowady - Lexington, KY


Jonas Lester Liening age 38 of Lexington, KY died suddenly at 3:21 PM on September 6, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital Lexington, KY. He was born September 5, 1975 to the late Thomas J. & the late Marlene F. (Oldiges) Liening. He married Marlena Sue Schott on May 25, 2002. She survives in Lexington, KY. He is also survived by children Jaxson Thomas Liening & Ava Sue Liening both at home, his in-laws Sue Ellen Reese & Step-dad James Reese, brothers & sisters, Gail & Craig Burns, Mason, OH, Steve & Mary Liening, Minster, Sue & Luke Albers, Minster, & Patrick Liening, Minster. A Celebration of Jonas's Life will be start at 4:00 PM on Saturday, Sept 14, 2013 at Four Seasons Park, Shelter House #2 in Minster with friends sharing stories. The ceremony will conclude by 8:00 PM. The family request that instead of flowers or gifts to make a donation to the Ava & Jaxson Liening Scholarship Fund c/o Minster Bank 95 W. 4th St. Minster, OH 45865. Arrangements are entrusted with Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.