Ramona Suffern (nee Arneson), 88, of Riverside, died on May 10, 2018. Born on Jan. 4, 1930, she was a homemaker.
Ms. Suffern was the wife of the late William Suffern; the mother of Carla (William) Boatright, Brian Suffern and Carrie (Paul) Watkiss; the grandmother of Lindsey (fiancé Tony Hunsicker) Suffern, Elizabeth (fiancé Nick Schulz) Suffern, Katherine Boatright, Daniel Suffern, Sara Watkiss, Lydia Boatright, Nicholas Suffern and Claire Watkiss; the sister of Marlyn (the late Rick) Grinde and the late Dale (Eleanor) Arneson, Donna Lou (the late Donald) Seymour, James Arneson, Hilton (the late Janet) Arneson; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation is on Wednesday, May 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield.
Ms. Suffern will lie in state on Thursday, May 17 from 9 a.m. until the start of a funeral service at 10 a.m., at Sts. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, 60546. Interment is at 3:30 p.m. at German Valley Cemetery.
The family appreciates memorials to Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Missions and Outreach Committee.