Ronna Lee Varns was born on January 17, 1963, in Greeley, Colorado, to Delbert and Bette (Ott) Hodson. On Thursday, September 8, 2022, Ronna lost her battle with cancer and died at her home with her family beside her.
Ronna attended public school in Gearing, Nebraska and later Ipswich, South Dakota. After graduating high school, Ronna attended and graduated with her cosmetology license from Stewart’s School of Cosmetology in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Ronna further went on to attend and graduate with her A.A.S in Accounting from Minnesota West Community and Technical College.
Ronna married David S. Varns on August 22nd, 1998 and they made their forever home in Lake Wilson, MN. Ronna loved to go boating, camping, fishing, attending her son James' dirt track races and spending time with her family and precious grandchildren. She also enjoyed auctions and collecting dolphins and glass eggs.
Survivors include her husband, David Varns; Children: Jason Hodson, Sharai Garcia, and James (Danika) Adams; Seven grandchildren: Anthony, Brantley, Kris, Kaleb, Melodie, Keagan, and Karson; Siblings: Debbie (Tom) Schufeldt, Sheri (Tim) Heinz and Dan (Bev) Hodson. Ronna was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation and viewing will be held from 9:00 – 11:00 AM on Monday, September 12, 2022, at the Chandler Funeral Home in Chandler, Minnesota. The Celebration of Ronna’s Life will begin at 11:00 AM. Burial will be held later at Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, Nebraska.