June L. Ramey, 91,
formerly of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, at the
Golden Living Center, Portage.
She was born April
18, 1923 in Joliet, Ill., to Clyde T. and Bessie Mae (Varner) Short.
On July 31, 1942
she married Allen J. Ramey, Jr. who preceded her in death in 1989.
their children: Allen T. (Patricia) Ramey of Florence, Miss.; Sharon J.
(Lawrence) Potter of Moreland, Ind.; Judith L. (Joseph, Jr.) Navarro of
Porter, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great
She was also
preceded in death by her parents, five brothers: James, Clyde, Jack, Howard
and Kenneth Short and an infant sister.
June enjoyed caring
for the children of several Valparaiso area families over the course of many
years and influencing their early development.
A funeral service
will be held Tuesday, June 23, at 2:00 p.m., directly at Graceland Cemetery
Chapel of Peace, with Pastor Michael Ramey officiating. Visitation will
precede the service from 1:30-2 p.m.