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Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Jones, age 83, of Huron, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at Stoneybrook Suites.  Her funeral service was at 10:30 AM Tuesday, December 27th, at the Riverview United Methodist Church with Rev. Barry Whipkey officiating.  Burial was in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

Charlotte Gladys Olstad was born December 24, 1927, in rural Roberts County, South Dakota. She attended country school in the local township school and then went to Sisseton High School where she graduated in 1945. She attended one year of college at Northern State University and taught two years of country school before moving to Minneapolis where she lived and worked for approximately ten years.  Char moved to San Francisco and back to Minneapolis before meeting and marrying Boyd Jones near Sisseton in 1961.

Boyd and Char lived in Sisseton until 1965 when they relocated to Watertown and finally to Huron in 1973.  Char volunteered for many community service projects and was involved in Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Eastern Star, AARP, LaSertoma and many other organizations. She was also an active member of Riverview United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son Brad and daughter-in-law Jodi, and grandchildren, Connor and Mackenzie, all of Shoreview, MN; two sisters,  Lois (Hank) Murphy of Woodbury, MN and  Darlene (Sanford) Vig of Claire City, SD; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Boyd, and her parents, Carl and Agnes Olstad.

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