Lynn Jones

Lynn D. Jones of New Holstein passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.

She was born March 13, 1945 to Ervin “Spec” and Antonia (Mertes) Leon. Lynn attended Holy Rosary Catholic Grade School and graduated from New Holstein High School. Upon graduation from New Holstein High School, she attended Marquette University and graduated with a degree in speech pathology.

While attending school at Marquette she married Robert “Bob” Wilberscheid on Aug. 20, 1966. Their daughter, Kristin, was born Nov. 7, 1967. The family moved to New Holstein where Lynn began teaching within the New Holstein School District. Following teaching in the district, Lynn built and operated Auntie Fanny’s Fitness Center in New Holstein which she operated for over 25 years until her retirement.

It was while owning the fitness center Lynn met her best friend and soulmate, Scott Jones. They were married on June 5, 1992. Their son, William “Bill,” was born April 26, 1994.

Lynn was an energetic and positive person who maintained many lifelong friendships. She was a loving and supportive partner to Scott, and a wonderful mother to Kristin and Bill.

Survivors include her husband Scott; her daughter Kristin Leon (Tom) of Appleton; her son Bill Jones of Wauwatosa; her sister Joyce Mooney of Cedarburg; and her brother-in-law Tim (Nancy) Jones. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Family and friends may visit with Lynn’s family at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein on Sunday, Nov. 13 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

For additional information, please contact Sippel Funeral Home at 920-898-4300 or visit

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