Ramona Mae Samuelson, age 85, of Sacred Heart, died Sunday, January 16, 2022, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart.  The Vicor Gwen Arneson will officiate.  Burial will be in Opdal Lutheran Cemetery south of Sacred Heart.  Visitation will be hour prior to the services at the church.  Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville, MN.

Ramona Mae Samuelson was born on July 5, 1936, on the family farm in Ericson Township, Renville County to Charles and Mabel (Hammre) Swanson.  Ramona attended country school until the 8th grade and later graduated from Renville High School in 1954.  Following high school, Ramona moved to Minneapolis and lived there for a short time.  She then moved to Sacred Heart and worked at Warner Manufacturing for five years.  She was united in marriage to Kenneth Samuelson on August 24, 1963, in Sacred Heart.  They lived and farmed together on their farm south of Sacred Heart.  She enjoyed the outdoors, working in her garden, taking care of her dogs and cats, watching and feeding birds, and watching baseball games.  Ramona also enjoyed traveling to Florida and Arizona, and taking day trips to Herberger’s Department Store.  Ramona also loved Christmas and the holiday seasons.

She is survived by her brother Robert (and Joyce) Swanson of Renville, her nephews and nieces: Dennis (and Phylis) Bruns of Renville, Duane (and Monica) Bruns of Montevideo, David Bruns of Renville, Darrell (and Laurie) Bruns of Renville, Daniel Bruns of Colorado, Dorri Bruns of Shakopee, Debra (and Tom) McEachern of Shakopee, Bonnie (and Kevin) Braun of Danube, Peg (and Gregg) Cunninghamof Hancock, Tim Swanson of Renville, Rae (and Jarrod) Roufs of New Market, and Charlie (and Nadia) Swanson of Carver; her sister-in-law Nora Swanson of Jordon; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Kenneth, and her Siblings: Mildred (and Leonard) Bruns, Kenneth Swanson, Richard Goss, and David Swanson; and her sister-in-law Murial Swanson.

Blessed Be Her Memory