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1932 Ramona 2021

Ramona Dorris

August 6, 1932 — September 9, 2021

A. Ramona Graham-Dorris Born on August 6th, 1932, at the Boots family home south of Ashby, NE, to Thomas Arthur Boots and Anna Melinda (Olsen) Boots. Ramona was the 10th child the couple was blessed with, which included six brothers and three sisters.

Ramona lived at the Boots home with her parents and attended school until the age of 10 when her family moved to Bingham, NE, where they lived until Ramona graduated from high school.

On June 1st, 1949, she was wed to Roy W. Graham of Ellsworth, NE. The couple welcomed two children into the world, Bruce W. Graham and David L. Graham. Ramona worked for the family business until she became the Postmaster in Ellsworth in 1960 and worked until her retirement on June 6th, 1990.

After the death of Roy W. Graham on November 18th, 1997, Ramona moved to Lemoyne, NE, in the spring of 1999. She was remarried on February 14th, 2000, to Wilton Dorris; they lived in Lemoyne, NE Wilton passed away on November 1st, 2019.

She was preceded in death by both her parents (Thomas Arthur and Anna Melinda) and all her nine siblings Sanford Boots (Lillian), Charles "Artie" Boots (Arlene), Marvin Boots (Ethel), Eugene Boots (Bette), Gerald Boots (Esther), Bernard Boots (Edna), Agnes Christensen (Edward), Alma Leistritz (Edward "Ed), Iris Hennigh (Clarence). Her husbands, Roy W. Graham and Wilton Dorris, and one great-grandchild, Reaghan Graham.

Family left to mourn her passing include her sister-in-law, Bette; sons, Bruce (Stephanie) and David (Kay); five grandchildren, Paige Feddersen (Dave), Dustin Graham, Jeramy Graham, Tanner Graham, and Kalee Sabata ( Mark); 7 great-grandchildren, Caitlin Feddersen, Jack Feddersen, Lena Sabata, Carson Graham, Noah Sabata, Braelynn Graham, and Rosalee Graham. She also leaves behind numerous beloved nieces and nephews along with many friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Ramona's request at the Lemoyne Senior Center on Sunday, October 10th, 2021, at 12:30 pm. A private family burial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials can be sent to Lemoyne Senior Center or Martin Bay Church in Ramona's memory.

Prairie Hills Funeral Home of Ogallala is assisting Ramona's Family.
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