Jonathon grew up in Belmont, WI. Graduated from Belmont High School in 2002. Joined the Army Reserves in 2002 as a 12B Combat Engineer. Jonathon earned VFW eligibility with his two deployments to Afghanistan. 2004-2005 with B Co 367th EN BN Mankato, MN and 2010-2011 with 469th MAC Dodgeville, WI. In 2005, upon demobilization at Ft. McCoy, Jonathon joined the VFW as a member-at-large. Jonathon was Honorably discharged in January 2012 as a SGT.
With 9.5 years of service he earned the Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, NATO Afghanistan Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device, and Combat Action Badge.
Jonathon joined Ritchie-Bowers-Kohout VFW Post 9298 Montfort, WI in 2014. And was made Quartermaster in 2018. He is also a member of the VFW Riders Group District 3.
Jonathon currently resides in Montfort, WI with his wonderful better half Amanda and three children Genevieve, Geneva, and Garrison.