Jon Thomas "J.T." Isaacs

Funeral services for Jon Thomas ‘J.T.’ Isaacs, 68, rural Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mr. Isaacs died Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 21, 1945, in Lawrence, the son of Fred R. and Mary Breakey Isaacs.  J.T. graduated from Lawrence High School, and later became co-owner and operations manager at Schendel Pest Control for over 40 years. He was a member of Breakfast Optimist, and was known as a ‘master of all trades’ who would help anyone. He enjoyed spending time at their cabin in Colorado.

He married Veronica ‘Vicki’ Mages on June 9, 1965, in Missouri. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, John F. Isaacs, and Neal L Isaacs and wife Melissa, all of Lawrence; a sister, Mary Ann Saunders, Lawrence; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 pm Monday at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to Prairie Paws Animal Shelter of Ottawa, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at

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