LaDonna Fae Bessman died Dec. 15, 2005 in Phoenix. She was born May 10, 1930 in Burdette, Iowa.
Mrs. Bessman had made Payson her home for the last 15 years and worked as a retail services personnel manager.
She is survived by her spouse, Carmelo Ramirez of Phoenix and Payson; four children, Marilyn Hall of Heber, Robert Bessman of St. Francis, Minn., Diane Riddle of Phoenix and Donald Bessman of Pico Rivera, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are stepchildren, Marc Ramirez of Seattle, Wash., Monica Sheble, Marie Howard and Michael Ramirez, all of Phoenix.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane in Payson.
Arrangements were handled by Lowman's Arizona Funeral Home, Inc. of Phoenix.