Obit: Ramker, Edith (1888 - 1958)

Contact: Stan Schwarze

Surnames: Ramker, Pinion, Becherer, Koesner, Peterson, Fods, Malloy, Diers, Foster, Apfelbeck, Arends, Svoboda, Firnstahl, Gabriel, Miller, Korner, Schuh, Bechiner

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/04/1958

Ramker, Edith (18 Feb. 1888 - 2 Sept. 1958)

Mrs. John Ramker died at her home in the town of Green Grove Tuesday afternoon at 5:30, a heart attack being the cause of her death. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Rev. John B. Pinion officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. The body is reposing in the Lulloff Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ramker was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., on February 18, 1888 and married John Ramker in Charles City, Iowa, in November, 1906. They moved to Neillsville in 1929 and to this community in 1937 and engaged in farming.

Surviving are seven children, Maxine Ramker of Shawano, Mrs. Velma Becherer of Wisconsin Rapids, Mrs. Clarence (Bernice) Koesner of Ripon, Mrs. Floyd (Betty) Peterson of Spencer, Virgil Ramker of Medford, Merlin Ramker of Colby and Max Ramker of Colby; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Fods of Charles City, Iowa, and Mrs. Sue Malloy of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 25 grand children and two great grand children.

One son, Melvin, and her husband died in 1946 in an auto accident.

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/18/1958

Funeral services were held for Mrs. Edith Ramker September 6th at 9:30 A.M. in St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby, Wis., Rev. Hugo Diers officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Marc Foster, Ben Apfelbeck, Andrew Arends, Alfred Svoboda, Herbert Firnstahl and Alois Gabriel. The children’s choir sang the mass.

Out-of-town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller of Menasha, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Ramker of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Peterson of Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Korner of Ripon, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schuh and Patsy Bechiner of Stevens Point, Theodore Ramker of Green, Iowa, and Sera Peterson of Owen.



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