Lorraine R. Jones

Lorraine R. Jones, age 95, of Madison, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at Golden Living Center, Madison.

Funeral services were held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Ellsworth Funeral Home, Madison. Visitation began at 12 noon Monday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home. Interment was in Graceland Cemetery, Madison.

Lorraine Chamberlain was born Nov. 2, 1914 at Vermillion, to Archie and Royal Gertrude (Gobell) Chamberlain. She graduated from Vermillion High School and married Royal E. Jones on July 9, 1949 at Luverne, MN. She worked at Toller Drug Co. in Sioux City, IA, before moving to Madison in 1952. Her husband died in 1991 and she later moved into Lakeview Tower. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and sewing club. Lorraine enjoyed hunting and fishing with Royal.

She is survived by her step-daughter, Betty of Nevada; one sister-in-law, Betty Chamberlain of Spearfish; and several nieces and nephews.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Marvin and Royal Chamberlain; and two stepsons, Royal E. Jones, Jr. and Marlyn Jones.

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