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Ramona J. Walker

April 3, 1936 — January 21, 2024

Luverne, Minnesota

Ramona J. Walker

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Ramona Joyce Walker was born on April 3, 1936 to Erwin and Sylvia (Mau) Buegler in Delavan, Minnesota.   She was baptized April 19,1936 (sponsors Adeline and Edgar Eckardt) and confirmed April 10, 1949, both at Immanuel Lutheran Church (Emerald Township, Faribault County), rural Blue Earth, Minnesota by Reverend W.E. Heidorn.  Ramona was raised on a farm near Delavan, Minnesota.

On February 23, 1952, Ramona was united in marriage to Eldon Walker at Immanuel Lutheran Church, also by Reverend W.E. Heidorn.

Ramona worked at Olive Maxine’s Clothing Store in Winnebago, Minnesota as well as Kenny’s SuperValu in Luverne, Minnesota.  While at Kenny’s, Ramona hosted a radio show, Ramona’s Radio Recipes, on the local radio stations.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne, where, over the years, she sang in the church choir and served on various church boards.

Ramona is lovingly remembered by her four children and their spouses, Debbra (Albert) Van Belle of Luverne, Connie (Glen) Boler of Luverne, Vickie (Larry) Ottem of Big Lake, Minnesota, and Thomas (Twila) Walker of Luverne; nine grandchildren, Jason (Teresa) Van Belle, Todd (Chelsea) Van Belle, Nick (Allyson) Van Belle, Andrea (Patrick) Bennett, Nathan (Dana) Boler, Peter (Gina) Ottem, Tyler (Karolina) Ottem, Ryan (Amanda) Walker, and Steven (Jacinda) Walker; twenty-two great-grandchildren, Brookelynn (Cayd) Den Herder, Katelynn Van Belle, Avalynn Van Belle, Bryson Van Belle, Riley Van Belle, Kasyn Van Belle, Aubrey Van Belle, Brecken Van Belle, Luke Bennett, Alex Bennett, Jake Bennett, Brooks Boler, Briggs Boler, Weston Ottem, Owen Ottem, MacKenzie Walker, Elizabeth Walker, Landon Walker, Sawyer Seifert, Hudson Seifert, Aria Walker, and Colson Walker; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Maurice and Sharon Walker of Mankato, Minnesota.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon; her parents; great-grandson, Eli Bennett; sisters, Lavon (Don) Wendt and Shirley (Joe) Perrizo; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Eugene Walker, Mary Lou Walker, JoAnne and Don Ascheman, Shirley and Dale Ripley, Barb Stordahl, and Don Stordahl.

In lieu of flowers, family would prefer donations be made to:

Little Lambs Preschool at St. John Lutheran Church

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Friday, January 26, 2024

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

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Friday, January 26, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, January 26, 2024

2:45 - 3:45 pm (Central time)

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1242 W. Warren St., Luverne, MN 56156

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