Eleanor Helen Ramsey

1930 - 2020

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Eleanor H. Ramsey of Jenera, Ohio, and formerly of Great Bend, died on Friday, November 13, 2020. She was born on June 20, 1930, in Danville, Illinois to Walter and Anne Siewert. She married her husband Wendell in Watsonville, California on August 4, 1961, and they enjoyed 35 years of marriage together until his death in 1997. Eleanor is survived by her sons Steve (Mary) Ramsey of Jenera, Ohio, and Craig of Rock Island, Illinois. She is survived as well by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Eleanor was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Patricia. A graduate of Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, Eleanor was a music teacher and homemaker, and faithful member of her church. She is best remembered as a violinist, who played many years in the Barton County Community College orchestra, for local high school musicals, and for Sunday morning worship services; and she loved every minute of it. Graveside services will be held at the Great Bend Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church of Great Bend. Arrangements have been entrusted to the CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Arlington, Ohio. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting cratesfuneralhome.com.


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To : Ramsey Family
Date :Tuesday, November 17th 2020
From : Lindsey Craven and Family
We send our condolences on the loss of Eleanor. We were neighbors for years and she was always appreciated. She was kind to our children and us. May she rest in peace.



To : The Ramsey Family
Date :Tuesday, November 17th 2020
From : Jim and Ruth Herman
Dear Ramsey Family,

We were saddened to learn of Eleanor’s passing. She was such a joy in the neighborhood, and we enjoyed having her as our across-the-street friend. We’ve thought of her often since her move to Ohio. Our sympathy in your loss. Jim and Ruth Herman



To : The Eleanor H Ramsey Family
Date :Tuesday, November 17th 2020
From : Jack Glick
May your memories be a precious source of peace, strength, and comfort in the days ahead.
My deepest sympathy




To : Eleanor Ramsey Family
Date :Wednesday, November 18th 2020
From : KP Neuforth
Eleanor was a lovely lady and talented musician. My condolences go out to her family and other friends. I'm quite sure she's playing her violin somewhere in a heavenly orchestra ...



To : Family of Eleanor Ramsey
Date :Thursday, November 19th 2020
From : Kurtis and Debbie Koch-Great BendKS
We are sorry for your loss. Eleanor was a good supporter on music in Great Bend. We played together at Barton Community College in the many musicals.
Kurtis and Debbie Koch



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