John Ramsey

John Ramsey

John Ramsey

John Ramsey, age 78 of Friendship, peacefully passed away on March 22, 2021.

John was born April 8, 1942, to Clinton and Louise (Schroeder) Ramsey. He grew up in Easton and graduated from A-F High School in 1961. John married his high school sweetheart Karen Tuttle on September 28, 1963. They have two children, Brian (Erica) Ramsey and Annie (Greg) Erdmann. He was blessed with six grandchildren: CJ (Tasha) Erdmann, Evan Erdmann, Makayla (Dalton) Salas, Phoenix, Wyatt, and Naomi Ramsey; eight great-grandchildren: Levi, Liam, Lauren, Lexie, Lakelyn, and ( baby Leigha coming soon) Erdmann, Whitley and (baby Oliver coming soon) Salas. He is further survived by three brothers: Clyde, Gail (Carole), and Archie (Debbie) Ramsey; two sisters: Loretta (Carl) Schnieder and Diane (Bob) Nagy; brother-in-law, Adolf Pavelec; and sister-in-law, Margaret de Pereiro.

He is preceded by his parents: Clinton and Louise; brothers: Clinton and Wally; infant brother, Joseph Ramsey; sister, Mary Ellen Ramsey; father-in-law, Charles A. Tuttle; mother-in-law, Gertrude Tuttle; sisters-in-law: Marian Ramsey, Patricia Ramsey, and Marlene Pavelec; and brothers-in-law: Charles (Don)Tuttle and Ulises Pereiro.

He worked for the Adams County Highway Department for 35 years. He spent his retirement years gardening and repairing lawnmowers and small engines.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He always took time to chat wherever he went and could always be found at rummage sales and the flea market. He loved camping with his family and friends and riding his Harley with his best friend Bob.

The celebration of his life will be at a later date.

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  1. Jennifer Rice Porwit says:

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. It seems like the AFHS class of 1961 is diminishing one by one. Karen, do take care of yourself.

  2. Elizabeth Favorite says:

    Karen and Family, I am so sorry to hear of John`s passing, My thoughts and Prayers are with you, May God comfort you as you are going through this very difficult time, you have my deepest sympathy. Love and Prayers to All

  3. April Roller says:

    My thoughts are with you.

  4. Peggy Sleeman says:

    Sending my sincere condolences to Karen, Brian, Annie and the entire family. RIP John.

  5. Melissa Parr says:

    I have so many good memories of John from my younger years when my dad had the farm in Easton. The last couple years I have seen alot of John at the flea market and he always remembered who I was. He was such a nice man and I’m very sad for your loss.

  6. Chuck and Barb Dehmlow says:

    Sending our deepest condolences to the Ramsey family during this difficult time.

  7. Larry and Becky Oleson says:

    Our thoughts and prayers to the Ramsey family. We have many good memories of John.

  8. Teresa and Rubber Marti says:

    So sorry for your loss Karen and family. Prayers to you and your family.

  9. Bev J Ward says:

    Karen & Family – Sorry to hear of John’s passing. I always enjoyed talking with him. Hang onto the memories. My Sympathy to all.

  10. Rick and Bonnie says:

    Our condolences to you. So many memories of John at my grandpa’s shop, or the two of them getting ready to go on one of their Harley rides. He will be missed by many!

  11. Steve and Connie Aitken says:

    Our deepest sympathies to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  12. Barbara Schultz says:

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

  13. Hans & Dorothy Menck says:

    Karen & Family-
    We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Always enjoyed talking to John. He was one of our bus drivers to Badger Ordinance
    many years ago! Love & prayers to you & all your family. Hans & Dorothy (Reichhoff ) Menck

  14. Ken and Wendy Pangburn says:

    Sending our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss and much love and prayers for all of you.

  15. Sandy (Radtke) Delongchamp says:

    My sincere condolences to John’s family. The Ramsey family was a big part of my childhood. I always remember John loved to tease or had a joke.

  16. Verlan & Carol Setliff says:

    Karen and family, We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. God be with your whole family.

  17. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Karen and family at the passing of John. Thinking of you all.

  18. Jodi Helgeson says:

    Karen and family,
    I’m sorry to hear of John’s passing. He and I enjoyed a nice visit a couple of years ago when he stopped at my garage sale. I remember how much fun you all had camping over the years. My sympathy to you all.

  19. Sue Moran says:

    Sincere condolences to the family of John.

  20. Kay Banie says:

    Karen, my deepest sympathy to you and the family. God’s blessings are with you.

  21. Monica and Al Arndt says:

    Our deepest sympathies.

  22. Ralph and Kathy Weber. says:

    With our deepest sympathy Karen and to your family.

  23. Ruth Jensen says:

    Karen, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Love and prayers from Bob and Ruth Jensen

  24. Sally Dummitt says:

    Karen & family: So sorry to hear about John. My heartfelt sympathy to all of you.

  25. Don and Karen Rathke says:

    So sorry for your loss Karen. With Deepest Sympathy to the family Prayers

  26. Teresa (Bloss)ott says:

    Sorry to hear of your loss!! Prayers for the family!

  27. Pat Holm Jodarski says:

    So sorry to hear about John… Lorretta Carl Karen and many family members and friends. May God and memories be with you at this time.

  28. Robert and Joann Daley says:

    Karen We are so sorry to hear of your husband passing. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  29. Dan and Kathi Stieber says:

    We are so sad to learn of John’s passing. Our prayers for you, Karen, Brian, Annie and your families to find strength and peace in the love you have and wonderful memories of John.

  30. Rich Sternhagen says:

    Saddened to hear of John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Karen, Brian and Anne.

  31. Chris Ramsey says:

    Aunt Karen, Brian and Annie, I’m so sorry and sad that Uncle John is no longer with us. He always made me laugh with his jokes and comments. I sure hope he and my Dad will stay out trouble in heaven!!

    My thoughts, prayers and love to you all.


  32. Sue Anderson says:

    Karen and Family,
    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. He always had a smile and possible prank to play or joke. He will be missed. My sympathy to all of you.

  33. Jack and Linda Grignano says:

    We would like to extend our sincere condolences to Karen and family. RIP John.

  34. Carol Metcalf says:

    Sending our deepest sympathy from Irene Pavelec , Carol( Pavelec) and Bill Metcalf.

  35. Lavonne Scott says:

    So sorry Karen and kids. He was a great guy ever so friendly. I thought of him today with his zero turn mower he loved. My sympathy.

  36. Ron & Judy LeRoy says:

    Karen – Annie and Brian – so sorry for your loss. I have such great memories with your family. You always made me feel like I was part of your family (sometimes I think I was). Annie – we have such great memories- that I will never forget. Hugs and Prayers to you all. Ron & Jude

  37. Rick and Birdie Johnson says:

    Karen and family. So sorry to hear of John’s passing. I just chatted with you last week and you said that he wasn’t doing well. He is resting now and in no pain. Probably spending time with Mary and Wally!! May he rest in peace and Lots of prayers and happy memories to all of his family!!

  38. Peggy Lecy says:

    So very sorry on the passing of John I have many wonderful memories. John always teased me that when I grew up he would marry me. He was a fabulous man.
    May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time. Love to all

  39. Judy and Harry Morse says:

    We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Your friends Harry and Judy Morse.

  40. Bob Grabarski says:

    Sorry to hear about John’s passing. Always a friendly greeting when ever our paths would cross. My sympathy to all of John’s family.

  41. Jim & Gloria Kaufman says:

    We were saddened to hear of John’s passing.
    We enjoyed catching up with him whenever we would see him in town & he was always generous w/his hugs!! I so enjoyed camping with your family & have shared the “snipe” hunting story many times over the years. Sending our deepest condolences.

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