Ramona Irene Franco, a resident of Weed, California, passed away on July 20, 2012 in Medford, Oregon. She was 60 years old.

Ramona was born in Weed on November 24, 1951. She attended Weed Elementary School, Weed High School, and College of the Siskiyous.

Ramona was a Siskiyou County Social Worker.

Survivors include her husband, Donato Franco of Weed; daughters, Angelica of San Jose, Veronica of Medford, Oregon, Cristal of Weed, and Julia of Chico; parents, Ventura and Rosie Escatel of Weed; sister, Anita Melendez of Weed; and four grandchildren, Joanna, Victoria, Isabella and Abigail.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Weed.