Charlotte Dee Jones

Oct. 11, 1960 - Jan. 27, 2008

Charlotte Dee Jones of Merton, 47, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at AngelsGrace in Oconomowoc. She was born Oct. 11, 1960, in Stoughton, the daughter of Duane and Romona Kleven.

She graduated from Middleton High School in 1978 and from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1982. On June 27, 1981, Charlotte married Dennis Jones in Madison. She was employed by Merton community schools, teaching computer technology classes in fourth grade through eighth grade. She also served on the Merton Village Planning Commission since 1999.

Charlotte had many interests, including golfing, cooking, beading, quilting, entertaining, collecting antiques and reading by the lake. Above all, Charlotte most enjoyed the time spent with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Jones; a daughter, Claire Jones; a son, Clayton Jones; her father, Duane Kleven; a brother, Kurtis Kleven; a nephew, Tyler Kleven; grandmothers, Edna Kleven and Ruby Juve; and many, many friends.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her mother, Romona Kleven.

Visitation will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Church of the Resurrection, W287-N3700 Highway KE, town of Delafield, immediately followed by a church service at 7 p.m. with The Rev. Jim Stein presiding.

In lieu of flowers and memorials, donations will be accepted to be given to AngelsGrace.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.