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March 29, 1928 - April 29, 2017

Carmona was born March 29, 1928 in Hampden, North Dakota to Larney and Eldora (Danielson) Thompson.  She was baptized in the Zion Lutheran Church in Loma, North Dakota and confirmed in the Lutheran church.  Carmona graduated from Canton High School.  She was united in marriage to Wayne Sauer at the Niagara Cave in Harmony, Minnesota on June 22, 1947.  Carmona was a life long resident of the area and a member of the Greenfield Lutheran Church since 1962.  She worked at the Harmony Produce over 30 years.

Carmona passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in her home at the age of 89.

Survivors include: her two sons, Jerry (Olgie) Sauer of Chino Valley, AZ. and Bob (Julie) Sauer of Rochester, MN and one daughter, JoAnne (Paul) Meldahl of Peterson, MN. Ten grandchildren; Jed Sauer, Bonnie (Kevin) Fisher, Richard (Rhonda) Meldahl, Lisa (Jeremy)Chiglo, Paula (Terry) Ritter, Sheila Meldahl, Laura (Graham) Plumhoff, Michael Sauer, Christina Sauer and Chad Barth.  Fourteen great grandchildren; Ivy Rain, Ezra and Lizzy Sauer, Amber (Nick) Skree, Corbin Rud,Cheria, Kayln and Cody Chiglo, Salinah, Austin andJimmi-Jo Ritter, Brayden and Devan Sass, and SayerPlumhoff.  Two great, great grandchildren; Carter and Kylie Skree.  Two brothers; Steven (Lois) Thompson and Rodney (Carol) Thompson.  Four sisters; Eloise Bergey, Dianna Eickhoff, Patti Snell and Sharon (Bob) Peterson. One sister-in-law; Donnis Thompson and one brother-in-law; Arlyn Nordhorn, and many nieces and nephews. Carmona had so many special friends in her life and she always seemed to find new ones where ever she went.

Carmona was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne, infant son; Richard Dean (Dickie), two granddaughters; Danielle and Jerrica Sauer, one great grandson; Jhase William, her parents; Larney and Eldora Thompson and parents-in-law; Clarence and Inga Sauer, four brothers; Donald, Eldon, Paul and Richard Thompson and one sister; Marjorie Nordhorn, brother-in-laws; Merle Bergy, Kenny Eickhoff, George Snell, Orval (Millie) Sauer, John (Betty) Sauer, and Eldie Sauer.

Memorial service will be 11 AMSaturday May 6, 2017 at the Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony with the Rev. Rolf Svanoe officiating. Visitation will be 9:30until the time of services at the church.  Burial will be at the Henrytown Lutheran Cemetery.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel.  

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