October 5, 1945 – Sunday, December 23, 2007
St. John The Baptist Episcopal
Ramona V. Keeble, age 62 of Sisseton, journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, December 23, 2007 at the Tekakwitha Living Center in Sisseton after a long battle with cancer.
Ramona Veronica Kitto was born on October 5, 1945 in Bryant Township to Charles E. and Frances Irene (nee Wilson) Kitto. She attended Browns Valley High School in Browns Valley, Minnesota. In the early 1960’s, Ramona married A. George Keeble. She worked for the SWO Tribal Offices in Sisseton before working at the Sisseton-Wahpeton Community College for several years. She returned to working for the Tribal Offices where she was a payroll clerk in the accounting department. She worked there for many years until her health failed. Ramona enjoyed quilting, playing bingo and helping others. She was a member of the St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Browns Valley, MN.
Ramona Keeble is survived by her children: twins: Claude and Claudette, Nicolette, George, and Fern Keeble, Daniel, Brandon, and Andrew Shepherd; step children: Charlotte, Tamara, Leonard, and Ramond III Shepherd; sisters: Vastana James, Katie McKay, and Darlyn Kitto; many grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. George Keeble; son, Adrian Keeble; step-son Joshua Shepherd; brother, Earlwin Kitto; and her parents.
Friday, December 29, 2007 at 2:00 P.M.
Community Center-Old Agency Village, South Dakota
Officiating: Father Charles Chan
Organist: Billy Kohl
Honorary Casket Bearers: Noreen Iyarpeya, Marva Shepherd, Delores Larson, Patricia Blacksmith, Kim Redwing, Sharon Cloud, Peggy King, Libby Locke, Zelma Flute, Jeff Shepherd, Donna James, Arlene Spider, Friends & Family
Active Casket Bearers:
Darrell Quinn, Darwin James, J.C. Crawford, Hank Iyarpeya, David “DJ” Roberts, Chris Felicia, Cary Ross, Todd Marks
St. John The Baptist Episcopal Cemetery
Browns Valley, Minnesota