Ramona Elnora Masters
Ramona "Elnora" Masters, 90, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013, at Iles Westover Chapel. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Camp Dodge Chapel, main gate 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston (photo ID required). Burial will be at Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.
Elnora was born on March 15, 1923, in Lucas, Iowa to Cleo and Florence Edwards. She married James Masters in 1942. Ramona worked for the Johnston Community School District for 31 years, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Polk City Eastern Star, Highland Park Christian Church, VFW Auxiliary, and a volunteer at Camp Dodge.
Elnora is survived by her son Ron (Linda) of Ankeny; son-in-law Dan Spagnuola of Dacona, CO; brother Robert Edwards of Carlisle; sister Karen of Seward, NE; four grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents Cleo and Florence Edwards; daughter Susan; and brother Jim Edwards.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family for a memorial decided at a later date. Online condolences are welcomed at IlesCares.com.
Published in Des Moines Register from Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2013