August 28, 1929 - July 6, 2020
Click here to view/print Funeral folder Ramona J. Kinseth, 90, formerly of Ottosen, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at Edencrest Assisted Living and Memory Garden in Des Moines, Iowa. A walk-through visitation following CDC guidelines with masks & social distancing will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at the Harris Funeral Home in West Bend. Services will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottosen, Iowa with burial to follow in Union Cemetery. Ramona Jane, daughter of Raymond F. and Mary Mae (Dean) Loos, was born August 28, 1929 near Martinsburg, Iowa. Her family farmed in Wapello County for many years prior to a farm purchase, moving the family to Humboldt County. She graduated from Ottosen High School and went on to St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota to study music. After one year, her college plans changed. Ramona married Richard Martin Kinseth on November 27, 1949 at First Lutheran Church in Gilmore City. Richard passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. The couple lived in Ottosen the majority of their married lives. Ramona taught piano lessons for many years, was self-employed through Stanley Home Products and served as organist and choir director at Trinity Lutheran Church for over 50 years. Survivors include her children: Craig (Vicki) Kinseth of Overland Park, KS; Gary (Kay) Kinseth of Algona; Marsha (Mike) Riordan of Oskaloosa; Byron Kinseth of Flagler, CO; Karen (Brett) Irving of Pittsfield, IL; and Richard (Kathleen) Kinseth of Des Moines; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; one brother, Richard Loos of Davenport. Ramona was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband, two brothers, Raymond Dean and Robert. Ramona was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was active in the American Legion Auxiliary, Lutheran Church Women, Rural Mail Carriers Auxiliary; holding leadership roles in each organization. She belonged to the Ottosen Card Club for over 50 years. She loved visiting those who couldn’t get out and ‘never knew a stranger.’ www.harrisfuneralservices.com
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