Ramona Jean Heller
Ramona Jean Heller, 65, of Marengo, Iowa, formerly of Casper, Wyo., died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. A public graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Koszta Cemetery, rural Marengo, with Pastor Kolleen Queener officiating. Memorials may be directed to the family in care of Kloster Funeral Home 298 W. Washington St., Marengo, IA 52301. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, is assisting the family with local arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Richard D. Heller; two sons, Richard A. Heller (Erin) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Steven E.L. Heller (Laura) of Papillion, Neb.; four grandchildren, Alexander R. Heller, Elliott J. Heller (Papillion), Natalie A. Heller and Lucas R. Heller (Cedar Rapids). Also surviving are mother, Frances E. Hanson; two brothers, Steven W. Hanson (Shianne) and Dale E. Hanson (Kathy) of Casper, Wyo. She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer M. Hanson; and her brother, Melvin L. Hanson.
Ramona Jean Hanson was born April 20, 1955, in Rawlins, Wyo., the daughter of Elmer Hanson and Frances Hanson. She received her education in Casper, Wyo., and attended high school at Natrona County High School in Casper. She then went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming. Later in life she continued her education to achieve her master's degree in Business Administration, and her PMP certification. Ramona Jean Hanson and Richard Daniels Heller were married on June 17, 1973, in Casper. Ramona finished her career at TransAmerica as a Global Project Manager.
Upon retirement, she enjoyed spending more time with family and friends as well as traveling, canning, baking, cooking and the many family gatherings. She was a very active member of her church and the Republican Central Committee. Her passions included her faith and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her retired life was very busy, traveling across the country to visit family and friends.
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