Ramona Kay “Tino Quah” Ramirez Obituary

November 01, 2012

Ramona Kay “Tino Quah” Ramirez, 39, Atchison, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo.

She was born Dec. 28, 1972, in Manhattan, the daughter of William Lewis and Deanna Pewamo.

Ms. Ramirez was a CAN and CMA at several area nursing homes and had worked for Kickapoo Headstart.

She was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe and the Native American Church.

She married Sam Ramirez on Jan. 1, 1997, in Horton. They divorced.

Survivors include two daughters, Audrey Ramirez, Horton, and Madelyn Greene Horn, Springfield, Ore.; three sons, Joseph Ramirez and Jonathan Ramirez, both of Horton, and Ryan Green, Powhattan; a sister, Mary Lou Jessepe, Mayetta; three brothers, Edwin Green, Raymond Greene and Cleary Craine, all of Powhattan; four grandchildren, Trennity, Lyllian, Karson and Miley; a sister-in-law, Ruthie Greene; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Thelma Marie Greene and Dionna Craine; and two brothers, Rocky Greene and John Collins.

Native American church services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Mary Lou Jessepe’s home, 15975 L$ Lane, Mayetta. Burial will be held Friday at the Old Dance Grounds Cemetery after dinner. The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dishon-Maple Chaney Mortuary in Horton.

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(Courtesy of Dishon-Maple Chaney Mortuary, Horton, Kan.)