Carley Ramfjord


Carley Ramfjord of Palo, left us October 3, 2021, after courageously fighting cancer. She is survived by her husband, Duane; children- Lisa (Bruce) Elstun, Kari (Peter) Wood, Jaime (Gale) and David (Denise); grandchildren- Raleigh (Kimberly) Elstun, Ramfjord’s: Peter (Julie), Lucas, Krystal, Steven, Ian, Jason, Vincent and Raquel Wood; and 6 great grandchildren. Son Brian (Margaret) Ramfjord  preceded her in death.

Born September 4, 1933 in Chisholm to Stephen Lucas & Anne Naglich Lucas Coggiola. Graduated 1951 Keewatin  class valedictorian. In 1954 Carley graduated from Scholastica’s nursing program. In 1960, Carley set up and supervised the Operating Room at White Community Hospital in Aurora until she was invited to become the Surgeon’s Assistant for East Range Clinic physicians. She loved to ski Giant’s Ridge.  A heartfelt thank you to all who made her last years a good finale.  Family services will be held at a later date.