Obit: Ramberg, Dolores Patricia (1921 - 2011)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Ramberg, Langiewicz, Zebro, Sleznikow, Rice, Warren, Wolowik, Rhode, Harder, Rixford, Peterson, Frese, Bjerke-Ulliman
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) March 2, 2011
Ramberg, Dolores Patricia (6 September 1921 - 23 February 2011)
Dolores Patricia Ramberg, 89, of Withee, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.
She was born on September 6, 1921 to Alex and Eva Langiewicz in Thorp, Wisconsin. Dolores served as a Staff Sergeant in the Army from 1942-1945 during World War II. She later married Donald Ramberg, the love of her life, on June 26, 1948. After the marriage, the couple settled on the home farm in Thorp and in 1957 they bought a farm in Withee where they raised their four children. Dolores also worked at the Clark County Health Care Center and later drove school bus for the Owen-Withee School District. She learned and enjoyed playing the accordion and her sisters started a Polka band called "The Lang Sisters" where they often played at dance halls throughout the area. Dolores enjoyed playing horseshoes, cards, fishing, and camping. She enjoyed spending time with her family and visiting with friends.
Survivors include her four children: Lois (Ray) Zebro of Kalispell, MT, Rhonda (Dale) Sleznikow of Withee, Mark (Linda) Ramberg of Granton, and Scott (Barb) Ramberg of Withee; her grandchildren: Greg (Lisa) Zebro, Ryan (Rachel) Zebro and Michelle Rice, all of Kalispell, Mt. Sara (Chris) Warren of Marshfield, David (Jodi) Sleznikow of Colby, Charlie (Michelle) Ramberg of Neillsville, Kately Sleznikow of Withee, and Tom (Heather) Wolowik of Madison; 15 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Clarice (Russell) Rhode of Withee, Alex (Loretta) Langiewicz of Withee, Henrietta Harder of MN, Richie (Bunny) Langiewicz of Stanley, Eve (Rex) Rixford of Sheboygan Falls, Audrey (Bill) Peterson of Stanley, and Joan (Roger) Frese.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Donald Ramberg; a sister, Leona Lato; and brothers, Adam and Valentine Langiewicz.
A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2011 at St. Paul’s Church in Curtiss, with the Pastor Kris Bjerke-Ulliman officiating.
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