Ramona Irene Skittenhelm of Chelsea, age 87, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at the Chelsea Retirement Community.
She was born Dec. 9, 1932 in Knobel, Arkansas, the daughter of Charles Lee Shores and Freda G. Cole.
Ramona moved to Ann Arbor at 9 years old with her mother. She graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1950. Ramona worked at Michigan Bell as an operator.
On June 11, 1952, she married John Skittenhelm in Toledo, Ohio, and later moved to Chelsea, where they raised their three children. From 1969-93, she worked at University Microfilms International, later called Bell & Howell, where she was a lead Quality Control. After retiring, Ramona and John traveled all over the US, and would spend winters in Gulf Shores, AL.
Ramona enjoyed reading, and going for walks. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Due to Covid restrictions, please call the funeral home at 734-475-1551 to schedule a time to visit. A private grave side service will be held at Oak Grove East Cemetery, Chelsea.
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