Obituaries

Ramona G. Bellows

Jan 9, 2020
Bellows, Ramona Oval

Services:

10:30 AM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Harvest Vineyard Church, 715 East 4th St., Waterloo

Visitation:

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday, January 17, 2020, at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo

Cemetery:

Private family burial in Saint Albert Cemetery in rural Lamont, Iowa

Memorials:

In remembrance of Ramona’s love for children, the family requests memorials may be directed to Royal Legacy Christian Academy, which is part of Harvest Vineyard Church

Biography

Ramona G. Bellows, 78, of Waterloo, IA, went to be with our Lord January 9, 2020, after health complications and a short stay with Hospice at Allen Memorial Hospital.

 

Ramona was born March 5, 1941, the oldest of six siblings: her identical twin, Katy Reed of Waterloo, Martin (Pat) Barta of Cedar Falls, IA, Brian (Gayle) Barta of Rapid River‚ MI, Bruce (Suzanne) Landsverk of Dacula‚ GA, and Diane (Scott) Sickau of Boone, IA.

 

She attended St. John’s and Our Lady of Victory School Academy. Ramona was united in marriage to Beau J. Bellows at Calvary Bible Church in Washburn, IA on September 13, 1958. They had five children: Brenda (Denny) Hrubes of Britt, IA, Dave (Pamela) Bellows of Parkersburg, IA, Dan (Lisa) Bellows of Forest Lake‚ MN, Matthew (Stacy) Bellows of Cambridge‚ MN, and Jim (Andrea) Bellows of Parkersburg; 13 grandchildren, David (Little "D"), Sean (Alex), Brianna, Korryn, Olyvia, Emma, Elaina, Brittney (Brennan), Dylan (Tabitha), Hannah, Amy, Lucas and Ashley (Aaron); and one great-grandchild, Lincoln James.


Ramona was not only a loving and protective mother to her children, grandchildren, and family and friends, as she along with husband Beau, opened their hearts and home to anyone in need.

 

Ramona and her twin, Katy, had a special soulmate bond and were known as Kay & Rae, The Twins, one of Waterloo’s Icons. Their children always said, “they were blessed with two mothers.”

 

Ramona and Beau attended Harvest Vineyard Church. One of her delights was baking cookies, cakes, and other sweets with her twin Katy for church events.

 

She is preceded in death by her parents; and the special star in her heart her grandson, Dave "Little D" Bellows.

 

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  1. Lorraine (May) Lange-Patton | Jan 20, 2020

    In times of sorrow, when words of comfort are needed most, it seems they are most difficult to say.  May you find comfort in knowing warm thoughts and prayers are with all the family.  I went to OLVA High School with Ramona and there was not a nicer, warmer, more genuine person in the class. 

    Very sorry for you loss,

    Lorraine (May) Lange-Patton

  2. craig nield | Jan 17, 2020

    Beau, am sorry to hear for the loss of your wife she was a nice lady she will be missed but she will always be in ours hearts 

     

     

     

     

     

  3. Alverna & Larry Magee | Jan 17, 2020
    Beau and family, Ramona was a very friendly, kind hearted woman.  So sorry for your loss.  To be absent from the body is to present with  the Lord.
  4. Jeff Peters | Jan 16, 2020
    Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember Mona; she was a wonderful and kind person, mother, grandmother, wife, sister. Prayingfor you and your family.  
  5. Susan Dangelser | Jan 12, 2020

    Bellow’s family, so sorry to hear about Mona.  She truly was a special woman.  She will be missed  

    Friend of Brenda’s for many years.

  6. Jeannie Thoren | Jan 11, 2020
    Dan do very sorry to hear of your mom's passing.
  7. Gary & Eva Schlichting | Jan 10, 2020
    God bless your sweet soul Aunt Mona. You will be truly missed. Love Gary & Eva 

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