Ramona Louis (Noregaard) Sawyer, 78, of Sutherlin and Roseburg, Ore., went to be with the Lord on Feb. 24, 2007. She had resided in the Sutherlin and Roseburg areas for the last 18 years.
Ramona was born on Jan. 20, 1929, to Harold and Ruby Noregaard of Enterprise, Ore. They later moved to Baker City, Ore., and Ramona graduate from Baker High in 1947.
She married Ray Sawyer Sept. 4, 1955. They lived in Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, and California, where they resided in Livermore, Calif., for 16 years with their sons before returning to the northwest.
Those who knew her will miss her passion on many topics, especially her devotion to Jesus. She enjoyed reading non-fiction, drama, taking walks on their beautiful property, and talking to her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ray Sawyer of Sutherlin; two sons, Sterling Sawyer of Clements, Calif., and Thomas Sawyer of Reno, Nev. She also leaves behind two sisters, Drina Klebieko, and Nanette Couch; four grandchildren, Brina Harwood, Philip Sawyer, Rebekah Sawyer, Tamryn Sawyer; 3 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Liam, and Dominic Harwood.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 10, 2007, at the Presbyterian Church in Oakland, Ore.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, March, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor