Ramona "Mona" Jeanne Dedolph, 85
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Fort Collins, CO ~ formerly of St. Cloud, MN
October 9, 1927 ~ March 18, 2013
Ramona "Mona" Jeanne Dedolph, age 85, Fort Collins, CO, formerly of St. Cloud, MN, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, March 18, 2013 at a Fort Collins, Colorado hospice.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Salem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.
Ramona was born October 9, 1927 in Taylors Falls, MN to Stanley W. and Luella (Curwen) Nelson. She married Theodore "Ted" H. Dedolph on September 17, 1949 in Taylors Falls, MN. Mona was a member of Order of Eastern Star Granite Chapter #5 of St. Cloud, Shrine Auxiliary, and Salem Lutheran Church, where she was active in church circle.
Mona lived at the family home in St. Cloud for 50 years. She moved to Colorado to be near her boys after the death of her husband in 2007.
Mona loved going to the family cabin on Sugar Lake near Grand Rapids, MN, and frying walleyes and bass her sons and grand kids caught. She also enjoyed bowling, bridge club, and even playing poker with her family up at the lake. Mona was notorious among the Fernwood neighborhood¹s kids for her hot, melty chocolate chip cookies.
Survivors include her three sons and their wives, Theodore "Ted" (Debbie) Dedolph, III of Fort Collins, CO; Scott (Sara) Dedolph of Fort Collins, CO; Jon (Dawn) Dedolph of Colorado Springs, CO; sister, Gloria Wilberg of Osceola, WI; and six grandchildren, Kalle, Tyson, Shanna, Samantha, Ryan and Evan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dr. Ted Dedolph, Jr., on February 28, 2007, and son, Jeffrey on November 18, 1973.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 22, 2013
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