Ramona E. Jesse, 82, of Baraboo, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at St. Clare Meadows of natural causes.
Ramona, daughter of Frank and Helen (Zuch) Klemm, was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Baraboo. She was a graduate of Baraboo High School, Class of 1954. On Oct. 20, 1956, she was united in marriage to Gordon L. Jesse; he preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2003. Ramona enjoyed sewing, knitting, and doing puzzle books.
She is survived by her children, Daniel Jesse of Baraboo, David (Debra) Jesse of Baraboo, Douglas (Rebecca) Jesse of Rock Springs and Melissa (Todd) Stieve of Baraboo; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Juanita Klemm and Frank, Jr. (Donna) Klemm; sister-in-law, Beth Klemm; and brother-in-law, Mike Pace; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gordon, and five siblings.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Private inurnment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery.