Juanita Ramon, 82, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Mercy Hospital of Defiance.
She was born on July 3, 1938 in Port Lavaca, Texas to Antonio and Antolena (Lopez) Garza. In 1959 she married Jesse Ramon who preceded her in death in 2000. Juanita was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, and worked at Johns-Manville retiring in 2000. She also enjoyed cooking, polka music, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Juanita is survived by her loving sons, Jesse Ramon of Moore, OK, Jerry (Karen) Ramon of Lima, OH, James (Julia) Ramon of Defiance, and Augustine Ramon of Chicago, IL, a daughter, Ramona (Michael) Baldwin of Defiance, OH, 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren, her brothers, Tony Garza of Georgia, and Robert (Melissa) Garza of Wauseon, Ohio, and sisters, Elena (Juan) Herrera of Defiance, Lena, and Rosa both of Florida.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Julia Ramon, great-granddaughter, Carlee Ramon, 4 brothers, and 2 sisters.
Visitation will be held at Schaffer Funeral Home South-Lawson Roessner Chapel (1753 S. Clinton St.) on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 9-11 am. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required to enter the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.
Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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