Frances M. Ramsey
Frances M. Ramsey, 92, passed away on March 31, 2018. Funeral services were held April 7, 2018, at 11 AM at Fort Des Moines United Methodist Church in Des Moines with burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery. The family greeted friends from 10 AM until service time.

Frances was born September 2, 1926 on a farm south of Dunkerton to Irvin E. and Clara (Miller) Williams. She started school in 1931 at a country school in Black Hawk County. In 1937 her folks moved to a farm south of Jesup. Frances graduated from Jesup Consolidated School with the Class of 1943. She went to work in Waterloo and went to Des Moines a few years later. She met Herbert Ramsey and they married on March 11, 1950. She lived in Des Moines until her death.

During her life Frances was active in Eastern Star and loved her church. Frances was especially thankful for her great-granddaughter, Brooke, who cared for her this past year.

Frances is survived by two sons, David (Bobby) of Westminster, Colorado and Rickie of Des Moines; four grandchildren: Elisha Thornton, Eric Ramsey, Tina Ramsey and Dena DeWitt; three great-grandchildren; her sister, Leola Temeyer of Independence and one brother, Roger Williams of Jesup.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Herbert, a son, Dale, and a sister, Carol Temeyer.
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