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Phyllis J Ramsbey

Died: Fri., Mar. 28, 2014


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 03, 2014
Location: Hanley and Sons

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 04, 2014
Location: Hanley and Sons

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Phyllis J. Ramsbey, 87, of North Liberty, passed away on Friday March 28th in her residence after a brief illness.

Phyllis was born on October 9, 1926 in South Bend to Loren and Esther (Traeger) Pennell.

On September 7, 1947 in South Bend, the former Phyllis J. Pennell married Richard M. Ramsbey who preceded her in death on March 25, 2000.

Mrs. Ramsbey retired from Dr. William Blank, DPM, where she worked as a podiatry assistant for over 20 years.

Phyllis is survived by two daughters; Linda A. (John) Kopacz and Pamela K. (Howard) Dosmann, both of North Liberty, one son; Brian D. Ramsbey of Walkerton, two sisters; Ruth Moon of South Bend and Roberta Moorhead of Rhode Island, and one brother; Richard Pennell of Texas.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren; Tara M. (Gary) Brown, Stephanie N. (Wesley) Walls, Sarina A. Kopacz, Kevin R. (Marianne) Dosmann, Michael J. (Vicki) Dosmann, Alexander D. Ramsbey and Christopher J. Ramsbey, and six great grandchildren; Zachary L. and Dakota M. Brown, Madison L., Katelin N., and Lia L. Dosmann, and Kara N. Walls.  

She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, one son; Larry R. Ramsbey, three sisters; Helen Butterworth, Mildred Kline, Marian Hollister, and one great grandchild; Lizbeth Dosmann. 

Phyllis’s hobbies included cooking, baking, making all kinds of cakes, knitting, flowers, gardening, going to Florida, and being with her family. She was a member of Sumption Prairie United Methodist Church, Star Neighborhood Home Makers, and Greene Township Homemakers Club.

Visitation hours will be Thursday April 3rd from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23 / West Ireland Road South Bend. Services will be Friday April 4th at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Tom Couch officiating. Burial is to follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery.

The family requests that all memorial contributions be made to the Emily Hollister Scholarship Fund at any First Source Bank location.

Condolences may be expressed online through our website:  www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com

The HANLEY & Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” handled arrangements and services and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Ramsbey family.

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Michaelene Horvath
   Posted Tue April 01, 2014
Our thoughts are prayers are with you all. She was a wonderful a giving person. She will be greatly missed.
Michaelene, Alek, Phoenix and Jocelyn Horvath

Sue & Rick Maze
   Posted Thu April 03, 2014
Pam, Linda and family;
It is hard to imagine what you must be going through. I am so, so sorry. Know that we are all thinking of you and wishing you strength as you deal with so much grief. Your mom will be sorely missed. God bless you and your wonderful family.
Rick & Sue Maze

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