April 26, 1931 — December 20, 2018
Ramona Myrle Slocum was born on April 26, 1931, in Bison, South Dakota, to Joe and Edith Meink.
She married Bud Slocum on June 4, 1949, in Reno, Nevada.
She worked for the Corvallis Gazette-Times for 35 years and was a dedicated member of CPI. She loved her family and friends and was always full of laughter. She loved with passion and was strong in her convictions. She lived life and shared it with everyone she knew.
Ramona is preceded in death by her husband, Bud Slocum; son, Danny Slocum; and siblings, Charlie Meink, Harley Meink, Pete Meink and Zelda Meink.
Ramona died on December 20, ,2018 in Corvallis.
She is survived by her son, Myrle Glenn Slocum and wife, Janice; and grandchildren, Stacey Glenn Slocum and Tonya, Angelina Plomey and husband, Dusty, Harley Slocum, Clifton Slocum; siblings Lorna McBee, Billy Meink, Karl Meink, Verla Clapp, and Zilpha Smith; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at McHenry Funeral Home. A celebration of life will follow at the Elks Lodge on 9th Street in Corvallis.