Margaret T. Ramsey

Dec 13, 2020
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     Margaret T. Ramsey, 89, of Waterloo, died Sunday, December 13, 2020 at her home.

     She was born June 10, 1931, in Manchester, to Amo M. and Adelia J. Dieken Lubben. Margaret married William Ramsey December 16, 1953 in Waterloo.

     She was working as the secretary for Bill Ramsey Realtors. She also worked as a missionary assistant and secretary for Ireland Outreach International for several years.

     Margaret is survived by her husband, William of Waterloo; two daughters, Donna (Duane) Hoffman of Waterloo‚ and Beverly (Daryl) Abbott of Urbana; three grandchildren, Jennifer Snyder, Jaclyn (Jeremy) Epperson, and Daren Abbott; five great-grandchildren, Mason and Avery Epperson, and Claire, Isabelle, and Sam Snyder; and two sisters, Molly Simcox of Bellevue‚ WA, and Mary Houlihan of Manchester.

     She is preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Denean Bauer; brother, Al Lubben, Sister, Linda Lubben.

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  1. David Cummings | Dec 20, 2020
    God speed dear life long family friend, Margaret. So many memories with you and our families at my parents or at Silver Lake. I am thankful that I surprised you and Bill, at the office, the last time I was back and that we went out for a meal, enjoying half a day of conversations, the last time I was back.  So many memories, thanks for being friends that were like family.  It takes many stars to light up our sky, thank you, Margaret, for being part of our constellation.  Heart felt sympathy to Bill, Donna, Beverly and families.
  2. Ugbede Akoji | Dec 19, 2020

    May the Lord Jesus Grant the family the grace to bear lost and may Lord refilled the vacuum she left.  Amen. Our heart and prayers are with you all this season  of the grieve. 

    Ugbede Akoji

    Haven of Hope  center,

    Kwang Jos plateau State Nigeria.

  3. Merrill Oster | Dec 19, 2020
    Margaret had a Christ-like serving spirit that impacted Carol and me. Our sympathy to family and friends who will miss this dear servant of God.
  4. RUSS NESBIT | Dec 17, 2020
    Serving the Lord and walking together for 67 years. A wonderful example to follow. My deepest empathy. 
  5. Judy Kampman | Dec 15, 2020
    Warm sympathy in the loss of dear Margaret...she was a dear sister in Christ
  6. Hal Harper | Dec 15, 2020

    Personally, and on behalf of the US Board of Ireland Outreach International, I would express our deepest condolences to Bill and the Family. We can rejoice that Margaret now has a new address and no doubt has heard her Savior say, "Well done, good and faithful Servant.” She will be greatly missed by all of us and she has left behind a tremendous legacy of faithfulness.












  7. Hal Harper | Dec 15, 2020
    Personally and on behalf of the Ireland Outreach US Board, I would like to express our deepest condolences to Bill and the Family. Margaret will be missed by all of us and it will be difficult to fill the void she leaves for all she did for our Lord. Our prayer is that our Lord will help you through this time of sorrow for her loss, mixed with joy for what her new address is now
  8. Gideon Katmut | Dec 15, 2020

    May our able Lord give the family the required grace to bear tue lost.

    Gideon Katmut

    Heven of Hope centre

    Kwang Jos Nigeria

  9. Peter Mackie | Dec 15, 2020

    Praying God's peace and comfort for the family.

    On behalf of the Board of Ireland Outreach International (Australia).

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