Patricia Ramorini, age 80, passed away on March 9, 2019 at her home in Sidney, NE with her family. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 30th in San Andreas, CA at the Covenant Church, 261 Treat Ave San Andreas, CA, 95249 with Pastor Phil Jones officiating. No local services are planned. You may view Patricia’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Patricia’s care and funeral arrangements.
Patricia was born August 25, 1938 to Wayne and Inez (Lawson) Stevenson in San Diego, CA. Patricia's father was in the Navy therefore she moved around a lot in her growing up years from Alaska to Hawaii. She graduated from Chula Vista High School in Chula Vista, CA in 1956. Patricia married Robert Petersen in August of 1957. They had six children three of which died at birth. She graduated from nursing school in 1968 and became an LVN. She worked at the Sonora Community hospital for many years then worked for Dr. Anderson and Dr. Clark as a nurse in Sonora, CA. She was a very devout Catholic and went to St. Patrick's Church in Sonora. She also became a Carmelite through the Catholic Church. Patricia went on to get a Masters degree in family psychology at Stanislaus University in California. She then took a job at the Sierra Conservation Center with the Friends Outside program as a family psychologist. Patricia started a parenting program for the prisoners at the center, teaching them how to be better parents. Patricia retired from work in 2006 and married Loren Ramorini in July 2008 in Angels Camp, CA. For the last years of Patricia's life she had Alzheimer's disease.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents Wayne and Inez Stevenson, sister Polly Leonard, husband Loren Ramorini and three babies at their birth, Jeffrey, Katherine and Mary Petersen.
Patricia is survived by her son, Greg and his wife Leslie Petersen, daughter Lesli and her husband Mike Baker, and daughter Janet Christianson. Her grandchildren Shaun and his wife Ashley Craig, Derek Craig, Breann Craig, Brad and his wife Jamee Petersen, Katherine Miller, Tony Carrillo and Scott and his wife Brittany Christianson. Her great grandchildren Kirsten and husband Chris Schaffer, Joshua Brotemarkle, Hannah Moreno, Zachary Craig, Austin Craig, Kadence Craig, Josephine Craig, Anthony Jr. Carrillo, Kaylie Christianson, Ashlyn Christianson.