Ramona Jean Robert

Ramona Jean Robert long-time resident of Severy, Kansas died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Sterling, Colorado. Ramona was born on September 5, 1933. She lived her childhood years in Monroe, Louisiana and her early adult life in Texas, Montana and eventually Kansas City, Missouri where she met her future husband, Elwin Robert. They married at St Paul’s Church of the Nazarene November 25, 1960, and they made their home on the family farm in Severy, Kansas. Elwin and Ramona were married for 50 years and raised three children, Jim, Cindy, and Rhonda. Ramona's favorite childhood memories were swimming in rivers of rural Louisiana with her family of three brothers and two sisters under the watchful eye of loving parents VB Hicks and Rachael Hicks of Monroe, Louisiana. Ramona was known for her passionate love of children and her exceptional skill of making elaborately decorated cakes for all occasions. She baked hundreds of cakes over the years with most children in the community of Severy receiving a custom cake prepared and designed by Ramona. Ramona was an active member of the Severy Church of the Nazarene where she taught Sunday school for over 30 years. She was a bookkeeper working for the Severy State Bank, Greenwood County Court House, and Severy Coop. Survivors include her three children, Jim Robert of Dallas, TX and his domestic partner Stephen Dahlem, Cindy Welsh and her husband Joel of Johnson City, TN, and Rhonda Couchenour and husband Bill and two grandchildren Jonathan and Will of Sterling, CO.Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM at the Severy Nazarene Church. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service time, with burial to follow at South Lawn Cemetery in Severy. Memorials are suggested to the Nazarene Children's Youth Group and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com Services entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 206 E. Washington, P.O. Box 1233, Howard, KS 67349

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