Patricia Irene Ronan, 78, of Cottage Grove died Feb. 25, 2017.
She was born Jan. 30, 1939 in Volga, S.D. to Howard Clifford and Ruby Iola (Ust) Evans.
She graduated from Centerville (S.D.) High School in 1957.
On Aug. 25, 1958 in South Dakota, Patricia married James Neil Ronan. They were married for 45 years before his death in 2003.
She enjoyed camping, fishing, and luncheons with friends. She always welcomed family and friends with open arms, and was “Mom” to her children’s friends.
Survivors include two sons, Kelly Ronan of Cottage Grove and Lonnie Ronan of Drain, a sister, Kathy Anderson of South Dakota, a brother, Howard Evans of Reedsport, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Neil Ronan in 2003, and her son, James Kevin Ronan in 2006.
No service is planned. Arrangements are in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove.
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