Josephine G. Ramos, 85, died Monday (Aug. 29, 2005) at her home in McCook.
She was born Sept. 14, 1919, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Miguel and Paula (Castillo) Guerrero. She grew up in Corpus Christi and married Guadalupe Ramos on March 28, 1946. To this union four children were born.
They moved to McCook in 1963 and she began working for McCook Community Hospital in 1965. She received the hospital's "Caring Kind Award" in 1983 and retired 1986.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Alter Society and the Hospital Auxiliary. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and playing bridge and card games with her friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Paula; her husband; one son, Manuel; one grandson, Ray A.; three brothers, Meliton Sr., Isabel-T (Chavelo) and Juan Guerrero; two sisters, Luciana Alaniz and Gavina Garcia.
Survivors include two sons, Joe Ramos and wife, Elena of San Antonio, Texas, and G.G. Ray Ramos of Virginia; a daughter, Angie Garcia and husband George of McCook; 21 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials are being accepted in her name.
Rosary will be Friday, 7 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook with Father Gary Brethour officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday during business hours and Friday until time of the Rosary. Friends may also go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.
Today angels were sent,
After a special person for
He has a loving space,
In his ever lasting grace.
We know you longed of His embrace,
Because when you spoke of Him,
No one could replace the look upon your face.
Time will pass, the pain will heal,
But losing you will always, to us, be a big deal.
You are no longer one of earth‚s guests,
Instead you are now with our Heavenly Father,
Where you can
Love always, Your Family