Obituary of Ramona Eleanor Lindemann
Ramona E. Lindemann, 86, passed away on June 8, 2019 at Family Life Memory Care in Nampa, ID.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm at her home in Caldwell. She was the daughter of the late Marvin and Eleanor Lundberg.
Mona was born on November 12, 1932, at a logging camp near Jump River, West of Ogema, WI. She attended Pinewood and Ogema grade schools and Prentice High School.
On February 24, 1951, Mona married Donald F. Lindemann. They had three children, Donna, Gary and Russell. The family moved from Franklin, WI to the Marsing/Caldwell area in October 1969.
Mona worked at Briggs and Stranton in Milwaukee, WI and JR Simplot Co. in Caldwell, Idaho.
Shortly after moving to Idaho at the age of 38. Mona was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a battle she fought for 49 years. It was at that time, she started taking painting lessons. She was an exceptional wildlife and landscape artist in oil, acrylics and watercolor mediums. She donated paintings annually to the Marsing Disaster Auction. She helped raise thousands of dollars for the auction throughout the years.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Donald Lindemann; daughter, Donna (Larry) Conner; sons, Gary (Arminta) Lindemann, Russell (Audrey) Lindemann; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Sandra (Gilbert) Schnabl; brother-in-law, James (Carol) Lindemann; and sister-in-law, Rita Lindemann; and nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Eleanor Lundberg; brother, Robert Lundberg; and a still-born baby girl.
The family requests that memorial donations be directed to the Marsing Disaster Auction or the American Diabetes Association.