Irene, SD — Bridget Maurene Ramold, 88, of Irene, SD, formerly of O'Neill, died Sunday, March 14, 2021 in Irene, SD.

Visitation was held Friday, March 19, 2021 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a Catholic Daughters rosary.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 20, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in O'Neill. Fr. Bernard Starman officiated.

Burial was in the O'Neill Cemetery in O'Neill.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Bridget was born on Jan. 9, 1933 in O’Neill to Charles and Alice (Barrett) Boyle. She attended county school District 174 for a time before enrolling at St. Mary’s. Bridget graduated St. Mary’s High School in 1951. 

Bridget married Joe Ramold on March 2, 1954 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in O’Neill, in a double ring ceremony where Bridget's sister married Joe's brother also. To this union, 11 children were born Chuck, Joe Jr., Alice, Bridget, Ann, Rose, Gerard, George, Tom, Geralyn and Theresa.  

Joe and Bridget farmed until Joe passed away on Feb. 29, 1992. In 2007, Bridget moved to Irene, SD to live with her youngest daughter.  

Bridget was employed at various places in the O’Neill area including the Golden Hotel, the Outlaw, McDonald’s and the Elm’s Motel. 

Bridget was a very active member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Legion of Mary and St. Patrick Altar Society. 

Bridget enjoyed word finds, game shows and watching all sports.

Bridget is survived by her eight children Chuck (Connie) Ramold of Grand Island, Alice (Roger) Starman of Norfolk, Bridget A Ramold of Yankton, Rose Barritt of O’Neill, George (Joan) Ramold of Yankton, SD, Tom Ramold of Sioux City, Iowa, Geralyn Ramold of Norfolk and Theresa (Chris) Kramer of Yankton, SD; one son-in-law Dennis Barritt of Norfolk; 31 grandchildren Jeff, Trish, Kim, John, Mandie, Joe, Vicki, Becky, Matt, Josh, Dawn, Justin, Sarah, Jessica, Casey, Jay, Sam, Jamie, Ronnie, Jackie, Kody, Emily, Kordell, Brittany, Ryleigh, Austin, Connor, Stephanie, Josh, Grant and Telca; six sisters MaryEllen Klinetobe of O’Neill, Elaine Ramold of Norfolk, Rita (Ken) Grosse of Fremont, Theresa Parks of Norfolk, Helen (Dennis) Cunningham of Norfolk and Frances (Lyle) Gillogly of Salinas, CA; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Alice Boyle; her husband Joe Ramold; Ann Barritt, Joe (Julie) Ramold Jr., Dan Barritt, Jerry Ramold, Maryann Sukup, Katlyn Kelley; five sisters; and cousins, nieces and nephews.            


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