Darlene Jones

Darlene Kay Jones, 76, entered into eternal life with her heavenly Father on May 14, 2014. She was born in Independence, IA to John and Maxine (Finn) Bergstrom on March 20, 1938. Darlene moved from Sioux City, Iowa to Aurora, CO with her husband and children in 1970, where she worked for the Cherry Creek School District. She then moved to Canon City in 1989. Darlene happily worked for 10 years at Hildebrand Care Center. She was a very devoted member of St. Michael Catholic Church. Darlene enjoyed traveling, water aerobics, Mother's Prayer Group, and fishing with her husband. She treasured every moment spent with family and friends. Her most cherished role and greatest legacy however was that of loving wife, devoted mother, and nurturing grandmother. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, James M. Jones; children, Theresa (Mike) Spanos, James R. (Stacey) Jones, Jamie (Mike) Sketers, Denise (Aaron) Perea, and Cynthia (Ken) Speedy; grandchildren, Chrisanne (Dean) Gartelos, Dena Spanos, Bailey Jones, Andrew Jones, Dillon Sketers, Audrey Sketers, Isabella Perea, and Julia Speedy; and great grandchildren, Michael Gartelos and Lane Fazendin. She is also survived by her siblings, Arlene Tripp (Don Feilds), John (Penny) Bergstrom, JoAnn Vincent, Ben Bergstrom, and Jim (Patsy) Bergstrom; brother-in-law, Wes (Thelma) Jones; sister-in-law, Juanita Sloan; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and most recently by her grandson, Tres Walker Perea. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Holt Chapel of the Garden. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Canon City. Inurnment will follow at Mountain Vale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Darlene's name to St. Michael Catholic Church at 1016 Mystic Avenue, Canon City, CO 81212 or to Sangre de Cristo Hospice - West at 601 Greenwood Avenue, Canon City, CO 81212.Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com

Funeral Home

Holt Family Funeral Home
806 E. Macon Avenue Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-4113

Published in The Canon City Daily Record from May 16 to May 20, 2014