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In Memory of

Jonas P. Faust

January 8, 1931 - August 12, 2017

Obituary


Jonas P. "Doc" Faust, 86, of Welsh passed away August 12, 2017 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

He was born January 8, 1931 to Jacob H. Faust and Emma Sarah Smith-Faust in Potters Mill, Pennsylvania. Jonas retired from the Air Force after proudly serving our country for over 20 years. He served in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam and worked as an Aircraft Mechanic, which led him to his passion of collecting various planes that he worked on during his service time. He loved fishing and gardening. Jonas was a very strong-willed and determined...

Jonas P. "Doc" Faust, 86, of Welsh passed away August 12, 2017 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

He was born January 8, 1931 to Jacob H. Faust and Emma Sarah Smith-Faust in Potters Mill, Pennsylvania. Jonas retired from the Air Force after proudly serving our country for over 20 years. He served in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam and worked as an Aircraft Mechanic, which led him to his passion of collecting various planes that he worked on during his service time. He loved fishing and gardening. Jonas was a very strong-willed and determined man who never gave up on anything. During his illness, he became too weak to walk, but was mind set on being able to walk again. God granted his wish, the day Jonas was able to walk through the Gates of Heaven and reunite with his parents, Jacob and Emma; his twin sister Janet Reish; sisters, Rachel Halt, Mary Long, Relda Nale, Madeline Gearhart, Alberta Wagner and Anna Sarah Houtz; and his brother,Louis Faust.

Jonas has left to treasure his best-friend and devoted wife of 61 years, Amanda Faust; daughters, Pearly
Stebbins, Sarah Jolie and husband Karl and Mary Harrison and husband Mike; son, Jonas P. Faust, Jr and
wife Lisa; sister, Geraldine Faust; 6 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and 12 step
great grandchildren. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers to make donations in memory of retired M.Sgt. Jonas Faust
to the Disabled Veterans Association or to the Kidney Foundation.
Visitation will be held Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Funeral service will be held Wednesday August 16, 2017 11am at Our Lady of Seven Dolors. Burial will follow at Our Lady Of Seven Dolors Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com