Ramona Von Sprecken 90th

Ramona Von Sprecken

Von Sprecken turning 90 on September 29

Ramona Von Sprecken of Maquoketa will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family gathering.

Ramona was born Sept. 29, 1928. She and Glen Von Sprecken were married March 19, 1950.

Ramona and Glen, now deceased, have four children: Shirley (and Mike) Massey of Crawfordsville, Iowa, Paul (and Mary) Von Sprecken of rural Maquoketa, Dale Von Sprecken (deceased), and Kris (and Paul) Franzen of West Linn, Oregon.

They have six grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 21 step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.

Ramona farmed with her husband for 29 years, then moved to Maquoketa and operated a Christian bookstore for 22 years.

Ramona will be pleased to receive birthday greetings. Her address is 114 Erie St., Maquoketa, Iowa 52060.