Mass of Christian Burial for Josephine Ramirez, 89, Lawrence, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway, Lawrence, Kansas 66049. Masks required. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at her home.
Josephine was born on May 4, 1931 in Reno, KS the daughter of Anarbol and Theodora (Araujo) Vega.
She married Thomas Ramirez, Sr. on October 1, 1949 in Topeka, KS. He preceded her in death on October 27, 2019.
Survivors include her three daughters, Gloria (Bill) Riley, Lawrence, Cynthia (Bill) Naff, Berryton, KS, Rose (Mike) Hadl, Lawrence; son, Thomas (Vicki) Ramirez, Jr., Lawrence; six grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Henry Vega, Sr., Irvine, CA, Jesus Vega, Jacksonville, FL and one sister, Phyllis Allen, Mesa, AZ. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Monica Ramirez.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. with a Rosary to follow at 10:30 a.m. prior to the mass at 11 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Elara Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.