Sharon K. Ramgren, 53

Sharon Kay Ramgren, age 53, of Buffalo Lake, formerly of Dassel and Cokato, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at her home.

She was born March 2, 1961, in Cheyenne Wells, CO, the daughter of Clark and Vivian (Scholla) Holmstrom. Sharon was baptized into the Lutheran faith as an infant.

She grew up in Dassel, where she received her education, and later resided in Cokato. In 2014, she moved to Buffalo Lake.

Sharon was a homemaker, and mother to her three children, Craig, Jennifer, and Benjamin. She liked to play cards, shake dice, and do crossword puzzles. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren.

Sharon is survived by her children: Craig Justin Manthei of Stewartville, Jennifer Belle Ramgren (Ruiz Munoz) of Grove City, and Benjamin Cody Ramgren of Buffalo Lake; grandchildren: Kailyn and Abigail Manthei, Isabella and Ruiz Jr. Munoz, and MyKenna and Elin Ramgren; mother, Vivian Scholla of Dassel; siblings Sandy Johnson (Jeff) of Minneapolis, Keith Holmstrom of Detroit Lakes, and Sheila Kaczmarek of Watertown; nieces; nephews; other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clark Holmstrom; grandparents William and Ardis Scholla; and great-grandparents Robert and Lena Erickson.

A memorial service took place Friday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. at Hantge Funeral Chapel in Darwin with Pastor Joe Midthun officiating. There was a gathering of family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel, prior to the service.

Arrangements were with the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector; www.hantge.com.

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