Alice Ramsey

Apr 12, 2019
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11:00 a.m. April 29, 2019 at Central Christian Church
3475 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702


One hour prior to services at the church


Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo


May be directed to Central Christian Church


Alice F. Ramsey, 92, of Waterloo, died Friday, April 12, 2019 at Lakeview Landing of Friendship Village.

She was born December 25, 1926, daughter of Roy and Elva F. Ringler Johnston. She graduated from Parsons High School, KS, in 1944, and received an associate’s degree in commerce from Parsons Junior College in 1946. She married Calvin "Cal" C. Ramsey June 1, 1947 in Parsons; he preceded her in death April 17, 2003.

Alice was a teacher's associate at Irving Elementary School and later the administrative assistant at the Waterloo Education Association.

She was a member of Central Christian Church where she had been a financial secretary, helped in the office, a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship, past deacon, and taught Sunday School.

She was a member of Friendship Village Auxiliary and Volunteered with the Resident Council. She enjoyed sewing and making crafts for Friendship Village and her church as well as going to bingo. She especially loved being with her grandchildren and the rest of her family.

Alice is survived by two sons, David (Keri) Ramsey of Jesup‚ and Daniel (Cynthia) Ramsey of Placitas, NM; former daughter-in-law Gwen Ramsey, Waterloo, four grandchildren, Michael (Amy) Ramsey, Katie (Ben) Keister, Alexander (Erica) Ramsey, and Benjamin Ramsey; seven great-grandchildren, Connor, Amelia, and Charlotte Ramsey, Tristan and Colten Keister, Calvin and Evelyn Ramsey, three step-grandchildren, Michael, Brad, and Ryan Hall.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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  1. Jane A Lemison, | Apr 30, 2019

     She was my Aunt.  Her husband Calvin was my dad's younger brother.  I saw her back in 2008 when my husband and I stopped to see her on our way back to Idaho.  We had been to Virginia to see our oldest son and his family.  She and I had been communicating via snail mail, and I would call her once a month to just give her a surprise.  Not sure but I might have been named after her, as my middle name is Alice.  She was a special person in my life and I am going to miss our chats.  She has gone home to Heaven and is with her family I bet there was a great celebration upon her arrival.  God Bless you Aunt Alice.



  2. Kerri Gabbard Wilson | Apr 28, 2019

    I worked with Alice in 1979 as a high school co-op student. She helped me get hiredat the AEA after graduation, where I worked until retirement. She taught me so much. She was the kindest person I know. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

    With deepest sympathy

    Kerri Gabbard Wilson

  3. Sharon Barr | Apr 13, 2019
    Alice was a volunteer for me for several years at the Rehab desk.  She was a lovely woman.  I enjoyed her and Calvin's company very much.  They were a wonderful couple.  She will be greatly missed. She made me several bags that she personalized to me that I treasure. 

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