Goshen News, Goshen, IN

April 9, 2013

Barbara A. Ramza

May 9, 1930-April 6, 2013


— GOSHEN — Barbara A. Ramza, 82, 1225 Greencroft Drive, died Saturday at 8:10 p.m. at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

She was born May 9, 1930 in Goshen, to Perry Lamar and Edna (Graves) Lamb Edsall.

She married Paul D. Clipp Oct. 25, 1947, in Goshen. He preceded her in death.

She married Leo G. Ramza Nov. 2, 1985. He died Nov. 2, 2012.

She is survived by her daughter, Pam (David) Weinland, Elkhart; two grandchildren, Laurie Mann, Lafayette, and Kari (Steven) Armond, Southlake, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Jordan, Aaron and Christy Mann of Lafayette and Calen and Emmi Armond of Southlake, Texas; and a sister, Phyllis Flamion, Elkhart.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Neterer, Dorothy Smith and Edith McQuay; and her brothers, Irvin and Robert Edsall.

She was a homemaker and a child-care worker. While retired, she worked at McDonald’s in Goshen and the YMCA in Elkhart. She was a member of the North Side Nazarene Church, Elkhart, and was formerly active at First United Methodist Church in Goshen before moving to Elkhart.

Barbara was a devoted mother and grandmother. She always had a smile for everyone.

There will be a time of visitation Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Rev. John Drexler will officiate.

Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery, Goshen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Goshen Home Care and Hospice and Greencroft, Goshen.

Messages of condolence for the family may be posted at www.rrefh.com.