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Redwood Falls Gazette
  • Ramona Peterson

  • Ramona A. Peterson, 93, of Sleepy Eye died Friday, August 24, 2012 at Sleepy Eye Care Center.
    A service was held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Evan Tuesday, August 28, 2012.The clergy was Rev. Rebecca Krogstad.
    Interment was in Brookville-Dannebod Cemetery, rural Sleepy Eye.
    Arrangements were with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via www.sturmfh.com.
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  • Ramona A. Peterson, 93, of Sleepy Eye died Friday, August 24, 2012 at Sleepy Eye Care Center.
    A service was held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Evan Tuesday, August 28, 2012.The clergy was Rev. Rebecca Krogstad.
    Interment was in Brookville-Dannebod Cemetery, rural Sleepy Eye.
    Arrangements were with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via www.sturmfh.com.
    Ramona Augusta Marie was born November 11, 1918 in Sanborn, the daughter of Albert and Malinda (Heise) Radtke.
    After her schooling she married Elton Peterson January 28, 1941 in Sanborn. The couple lived and farmed in Brookville Township until moving to Sleepy Eye in 1985.
    Elton preceded her in death in 1988. Ramona later moved to Countryside Apartments and the Sleepy Eye Care Center in December 2010.
    She was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, WELCA, Ladies Quilting group, Brookville 49’ers Ext. Group and a 4-H leader.
    She was a wonderful cook and seamstress, she enjoyed quilting, crocheting and crafts.
    Ramona also enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Apache Junction and taking bus trips with her friends from Sleepy Eye.
    She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and visits with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Survivors include, her son, Leon (Mary) Peterson of Sleepy Eye, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Janelle (Dan) Gullickson and their kids Matthew, Mitchell and Alex, Lisa (Todd) Jacoby and Randy Peterson and his kids Sierra, Caleb and Isabella and sister-in-law, Melva Peterson of Sleepy Eye.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Elton in 1988 and daughter Berdine in 1991.

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