Obituaries

Alice Ramsey

Apr 12, 2019
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Services:

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

Visitation:

One hour prior to services at the church

Cemetery:

Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials:

May be directed to Central Christian Church

Biography

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. 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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