Ramona Jane Schneider


March 22, 1932 - April 8, 2015


Ramona Jane Schneider was born March 22, 1932 at Farmer, SD to Lawrence and Florence (Mowry) Dunn.  She graduated from Alexandria High School in 1951 and from Mount Marty College in Yankton in 1953 with a degree in Elementary Education.  She taught school in McLaughlin and Pierre for several years, she was loved dearly by all of her students. After the death of her mother, Ramona helped her father in their farm home near Alexandria. On October 10, 1959 she married Leroy Schneider in St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Alexandria. Three girls were born to this union, Marita, Rose and Julie.  To make the family complete, foster-daughter, Sharron Cyphert joined them in 1963 and was loved as one of their own. Ramona was a member of the Church of The Epiphany, where she was active with the Altar Society and taught CCD. She was also a member of the Happy Mother’s Extension Club.  In 1994, Ramona and Leroy retired from the farm and moved to Mitchell and were members of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Leroy, her four daughters: Marita (Gary) Marx, Aberdeen, Rose (Greg ) Rott, Spring Green, WI, Julie (Joel) Hendricks, Crosby, MN and Sharron (Robert) Jensen, Vermillion, two sisters: Coletta Dunn, OSF, Milwaukee, WI, Marilyn Dunn, PBVM, Aberdeen, brother, Larry Dunn, Colorado Springs, CO, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three infant children and two sisters: Antonia Dunn and Marilyn Even and a sister-in-law, Lisette Dunn.


Friday, April 10, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Scripture - Rosary Service ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 West Cedar Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Holy Three Kings Cemetery
Epiphany, South Dakota

Posted by Bill and Mary Tuk on April 11, 2015
God called and Ramona answered, but the memory of her goodness will remain forever in the hearts of all who loved her. Rest in peace, Ramona and family always know that you were BLESSED to be part of her life! Prayers for all of you continue as always! Love you and sending HUGS
Posted by Sister Mary Lou Geraets on April 10, 2015
You have my empathy on the death of Ramona. With love and prayer,
Sister Mary Lou Geraets
Posted by Mary Goodhope on April 10, 2015
To Leroy and family, my deepest sympathy to you.
Posted by Sister Ruth Geraets on April 10, 2015
Dear Leroy and family,
My sympathy to you on the death of your loved one. I hold Ramona and each of you in prayer.
Sister Ruth Geraets
Presentation Convent, Aberdeen
Posted by Richard and Carol Kunkel on April 9, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers to the family. May God Bless each one of you in the days ahead.
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