cember 24, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. Ramona was born on December 3, 1928 to Emile and Antoinette (Plante) Rabideau in Herscher, IL. She married Raymond Orwig on December 25, 1949. Raymond died in 2014. She served as the treasurer for the Kankakee American Legion Auxiliary and was a lifelong member.
She was loved by many; a kind and caring friend always willing to help others. She was a good cook and was known for her pies.
Ramona is survived by one daughter, Susan Burrow of Chebanse, IL; one daughter-in-law, Cynde Orwig of Mahomet, IL; three grandchildren, Joel, Joshua and Benjamin Orwig, seven great-grandchildren, one sister, Cherrill Saindon of FL; special cousin, Geraldine Rochetto of Orland Park, IL and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; one son, David Orwig; one son-in-law, Richard Burrow; one brother-in-law, Larry Saindon; one grandson, Christopher Orwig; one great-grandson, Kristoph Orwig; brother, Bernard Rabideau and one sister, Lorene
Visitationwas held on Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM until the time of Ramona’s funeral service at 11:00 AM at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Bourbonnais Chapel. Father Doug Hauber will officiate. Burial will immediately follow at Kankakee Memorial Gardens, Aroma Township.
Memorials may be made to Presence Merkle-Knipprath Countryside Nursing Home in Clifton, IL or Illinois Veteran’s Home in Manteno, IL.