Ramona Ann Flanigan, 96, of Gardner,Kan., passed away at her home Oct. 19, 2012. 
Ramona was born May 4, 1916 inKansas City,Mo.to Josephine (Mulvaney) and Henry John Elmer.  She went to school at St.Therese High School, Kansas City,Mo., graduating in 1934. 
Ramona married Paul Flanigan June 8, 1936 inKansas City.  They were married 62 years and enjoyed living atGardnerLakefor most of their lives. 
She enjoyed crafts, sewing and reading and was an avid card player.  She was a lovely, sweet and giving woman and will be very much missed by all.  She looked forward to moving on to her next journey with the Lord Jesus and her beloved husband Paul. 
She was preceded by her parents, husband Paul in 1998, and sister Mary Josephine Smith. 
Ramona is survived by her children Nancy Messina and Larry Flanigan and his wife Mary; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren and beloved nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Oct. 23, 2012 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W Main, Gardner, KS, with a 2 p.m. burial at MountOlivetCemetery, 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, Mo.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. before the service at the church.  Arrangements:  Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS(913)856-7111.  Memorial Contributions may be given to the Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, www.vitascharityfund.org or Divine Mercy Catholic Church, www.divinemercyks.org. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.