Rhonda Kramer, age 77, of Marshall, Minnesota, died on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at her home outside Marshall with her husband at her side. A Memorial Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall, Minnesota. A reception for attendees will follow. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., also at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall.
Rhonda Ruth Roubideaux was born on January 14, 1944, in North Platte, Nebraska, to parents Alex and Margaret (Ravenstorff) Roubideaux. She grew up primarily in Winner, South Dakota, and attended school there. Shortly after graduating from high school, Rhonda was united in marriage to Joseph Dose in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and the couple had three children together: Kim, Jeff, and Byron. Rhonda and Joseph made their home in Sioux Falls during their 12 years together. Rhonda then worked for Urban Indian Health assisting other Native Americans with their health care needs and served as a chef at several restaurants in Winner. At a country music concert in 1991, she met Mr. Calvin Kramer and the two began their courtship. On the 31st of that December, Calvin and Rhonda were united in marriage in Sioux Falls and made their home in Marshall, Minnesota. They soon moved to Springtown, Texas, where they owned and operated a Cattle Ranch. They lived there for 18 years before returning to their farm outside of Marshall in 2008. Rhonda’s enjoyments in life included cooking, gardening, canning, reading, and caring for her animals and many pets. She enjoyed all kinds of music and took pride in her appearance, always trying to maintain a unique look.
Rhonda died at her home on October 30, 2021, at the age of 77 years, 9 months, and 16 days. Blessed be her memory.
She is survived by her husband, Calvin “Kelly” Kramer of Marshall; 3 children, Kim Dose of Sioux Falls, Jeff Dose of Sioux Falls, Byron (and Penny) Dose of Sioux Falls; 4 grandchildren, Jericho Davidson of Tea, SD, John (and Erica) Dose of Sioux Falls, William Dose of Sioux Falls, Jacob Dose of Sioux Falls; 3 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Davidson, Layton Dose, James Dose; 8 siblings, Felix, Diane, Carol, Rosalie, Chuck, Shirley, John, Duane; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rhonda was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Margaret Roubideaux; and two babies she lost to miscarriage.