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Former Omahan Ramona Slosburg Pepper passed away peacefully on Sept. 12 at age 99 at home in St. Louis.   Services were private.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Maurice L. Pepper, son-in-law, Fred Epstein and sister-in-law, Eleanor Slosburg.
She is survived by her four children: Dr. F. J. and Del Pepper of Alexandria, VA, Sara Epstein of St. Louis, Maurice and Marianne Pepper, Jr. of St. Louis, and John Pepper of Madison, WI; grandchildren: Rebecca and Stewart Goldstein, David Epstein, Ted and Anna Maria Epstein, Michael Epstein and Silvia Vergani, Lisa Pepper and Jason Bernth, and Murphy and Soo Pepper; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Stanley Slosburg and brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Marion Slosburg; and fond nieces and nephews.
The family expresses special gratitude to her expert and devoted caregiver, Joy Greenwell and Doris Mygatt, and the other excellent caregivers and staff from Assistance Home Care and BJC Hospice.
Ramona was a dynamic woman with keen intelligence, fond of community service, travel, reading and bridge.
Memorials may be made in Ramona’s memory to National Council of Jewish Women Omaha Section, 333 S.132nd St., Omaha, NE  68154; The Jewish Federation of Omaha, 333 S.132nd St., Omaha, NE  68154; Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108; or the organization of your choice.