Nancy Ann (Simonson) Jones

PORTAGE  -- Nancy Ann (Simonson) Jones, age 75, of Lewiston Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Nancy was born on her grandparent’s farm in the Town of Lewiston on July 15, 1939 to Donald and Edna (Briscoe) Simonson.  She graduated from Portage Senior High and moved to Milwaukee to go to school to be a medical administrative assistant.  She moved to Madison to work in that field. Nancy married Arthur W. Jones and they lived in Milwaukee until moving back to “the farm” in 1964 where they raised their children.  Nancy was a stay at home Mom for 15 years. She worked in the Dells, the Portage Shoe Factory, the Portage Cleaners and retired from Ray-O-Vac. Nancy was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.  She was exceptionally proud of her children and grandchildren. She loved the warm summers and working the flowers in her yard.

Nancy is survived by her children Tommy (Cynthia, nee Andrews), Tim, Ted, and Tammy; her grandchildren, Danielle, Kevin (Maria), Cody, and Kaleb; her brother, Tom (Tykie, nee Moran); other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her sister, Dawn.

There will be no services. The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.


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