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June Ramey service Tuesday

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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.

Survivors include 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 grandchildren.

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.


Posted 6/23/2014