Ramona Olding

February 16, 2019

Ramona R. Olding, age 80, of Sidney, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Lima Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born January 31, 1939 in Lockington, Ohio to the late Harold C. Lawrence and Olga (Schloss) Lawrence of Sidney.  On November 21, 1959 she married James A. Olding who survives her. 

Ramona is survived by son James A (Karen) Olding of Sidney and grandchildren Devon, Dru (Shelby) Olding of Columbus and Derek, Tiffany (Robbin), Taylor, Dylan of Sidney, Oh; and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving son, Robert A. Olding.

Ramona most recently worked at the AmVets in Sidney, but was most proud of being the owner and operator of the Phoenix Night Club for many years.  It was the business/patrons that gave her much love and happiness.   She was a member of Sidney American Legion, AmVets, and Sidney VFW. She enjoyed traveling to Vegas, visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and was a big supporter of dog rescue programs and animal shelters. She loved her children and grandchildren dearly and she will be missed by all.

 A memorial service will be held in Ramona’s honor Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, Ohio, 45365 with Pastor Bob Fries officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue, Box 7895, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 33734, and to S.C.A.R.F.  Condolences may be expressed online at

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