Ramona Michlig passed away at Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the age of 92. Ramona was born in Laona, Wisconsin on April 21, 1929.  She graduated from Laona High School 1946.

On May 8, 1948 she married Joseph her husband of 72 years. They moved to Fortuna in 1951 and raised a family of four children. Ramona was a devout Catholic and prayer warrior for her entire family and friends. She loved and cared for us until the day she died.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph on January 12, 2021 and is survived her children Joseph Jr., Nancy, Mary and Robert; grandchildren Tricia, Brandy, William, Craig, Brad, Clinton, Zachary and Nathan; great-grandchildren Emilee, Skylar, Jenna, Ashley, Jadyn, Ethan, Autumn, Caleb, Mackenzie, William and Zoey.

A funeral mass will be held at St Joseph’s Church in Fortuna on Saturday, December 11 at 10 a.m., followed by the Rite of Committal at St Bernard’s Cemetery in Eureka. All are welcome.


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