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Obituary of Ramona I. Earley
Ramona Ilene Earley, the daughter of Howard George Reed and Ina May (Fraley) Reed was born November 24, 1943 in Chester, NE and passed away on July 13, 2023 at Downs Care & Rehabilitation, Downs, KS at the age of 79 years, 7 months, and 19 days.
Ramona grew up and attended school in Chester, NE in her early years, and later moved to rural Belleville where she graduated from Belleville High School. She then attended Brown Mackie School of Business in Salina, KS.
On August 12, 1962, she was united in marriage to Marvin L. Earley and he survives.
Ramona began employment in January of 1962 at Kansas State University in the comptrollers department and later in the Agronomy Department until 1971. In June of 1971, she moved to Denver, Colorado where Ramona worked for the United Bank of Denver in the Trust Division. She then worked for a dentist and orthodontist in Denver for 17 years as a bookkeeper and secretary.
In April of 2005, Ramona and Marvin retired and moved to Sun City, AZ, where she was an avid golfer, traveled, read books and liked to crochet and embroidery. In May of 2023, they moved to Beloit, KS to be near family.
Ramona was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Ina May Reed; brother, Howard E. Reed; sister, Lorelei E. Lindblad; and sister-in-law, Mary Weaver.
Ramona is survived by her husband, Marvin L. Earley, of Beloit, KS; Two sisters, Nancy Ray of Lincoln, NE and Jane Jeardoe of Belleville, KS; sisters-in-law, Beth Reed, Marilyn Earley, and Beate Earley; brothers-in-law, Lindy Lindblad, Bob Earley, and Delbert Weaver; other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, July 21, 2023 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, with Pastor Brian Faust, officiating.
Inurnment will follow at the Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.
Friends may call to sign the register book from 1 PM until 6 PM on Thursday, July 20th and after 9 AM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS.
Memorials are suggested to the Ramona I. Earley Memorial.
Online condolences at www.bachelor-surber.com
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th St, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.