Ramona Paulson of Osceola died Dec. 25, 2020, at the Christian Community Home in Osceola. She was 95.
Ramona Paulson was born a twin, on Sept. 17, 1925, to Herbert and Rose Mittelsdorf at their farm home in East Farmington. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in East Farmington. While attending Osceola High School, she was active in the choir, Glee Club, newspaper staff, forensics, annual staff and the class play. She graduated in 1944 with 41 classmates.
Ramona married Gordon Paulson on May 30, 1953. This marriage was blessed with three sons, Kent, Douglas and Steven. Ramona and Gordon farmed in the Nye area until 1992. Ramona experienced many things throughout her lifetime including, attending the first Encampment for Citizenship, National Cooperative School and National Farmers Union Camp in Denver, Colo. She also served 12 years on the Osceola school board, eight years as president, three years on the Farm and Home Administration Board, 25 years as a Pleasant Lake 4-H leader and was also a part of the Osceola Community Fund Drive. Ramona was on the Ladd Memorial Hospital Board, where she was instrumental with the creation of the Christian Community Home of Osceola, where she lived the last part of her life. In addition to serving her community, Ramona loved to attend dances, theater, movies and enjoyed public speaking.
Ramona was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Rose Mittelsdorf; twin brother, Rayln and husband Gordon (2004).
Ramona is survived by her three sons, Kent, Douglas (Grace) and Steven (Nikee); eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren (and counting) and so many friends and other family.
A celebration of life will be held from 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Jan/ 8, at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grandstrandfh.com.