Ramona Marlene Besing
Member Class of 1956
July 07, 2009
Ramona Marlene Besing, 71, of Oakland City, IN, entered rest on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 4:20 p.m. at St Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, IN.
She was born July 29, 1937 to Harry Padgett and Wanda Barrett Ramache of Winslow, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was commonly referred to as “Toots” by close friends and relatives.
She attended Winslow Elementary School and returned to Wood Memorial igh School in 1973 at the age of 36 to obtain her high school diploma. She attended Tri-State Beauty College where she became a licensed beautician and operated a shop side her mother and in her own home for several years. She drove a school bus for East Gibson School Corporation and retired from Hansen Manufacturing in Princeton, IN in 2001. After retirement she enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and their sporting activities. She was a member of St. John’s Church in Buckskin, IN.
Surviving husband of 50 years is Jerry Besing; sons: Michael E. (Rebecca) Lenart of Powell, Wyoming; Jeffrey S. Besing of Mt. Carmel, IL; Victor G. and Kelly J. Besing, both of Oakland City, IN.
Grandchildren: Kristina R. Naney, Christopher J. Besing, Trenton J. Besing, Koleton J. Besing, Dylan R. Besing, Gavin S. Besing.
Special friends: Dawn Jorgenson and Kristina Carpenter.
Uncle Sheldon Ray Barrett and companion Janice Blair; Aunt Jean (Ken) Austin and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2009 at Lamb Basham Memorial Chapel with burial in Martins Cemetery in Littles, IN. Rev Frank Sapp officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until services on Saturday.