Billee Gadient

Dec. 20, 1927 – March 5, 2020

Billee Gadient, 92 of Algona, passed away March 5, 2020, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Billee Ramsay, the daughter of Charles S. and Maxine (Abbott) Ramsay, was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. After graduating from high school, Billee attended Stephens Girls School in Missouri and received an Associate of Arts degree. On June 17, 1950, Billee was united in marriage with James Edward Gadient in St. Paul, Minn. Billee enjoyed being a true lake girl and sharing that enjoyment with family and friends. She was also an avid antique collector, especially when she found that perfect treasure.

Left to cherish Billee’s memory are her daughters, Amanda (Blair) Redenius of Algona and Melissa (David) Ristau of Fort Dodge; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband James.

The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family. Condolences may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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