Funeral services for Connie Ramsey, 86 year old Buffalo woman who passed away quietly Friday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Thursday, February 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. A private family interment will take place following the services. Donations in Connie’s name may be made to the Johnson County YMCA in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Constance Maida Ramsey was born on March 16, 1924 in Schenectady, New York to Leland and Ruth Knight. She grew up in Schenectady and graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1943. After high school she went to work as a photo technician for General Electric in Schenectady. She was married on September 2nd, 1950 in Schenectady to Ed Ramsey and they lived all over the U.S. and Canada while Ed was in the military. Mr. Ramsey retired from the military and in 1961 they settle in Buffalo, Wyoming where Connie went to work for the Johnson County Memorial Hospital. Connie was a lifeguard and swim instructor at the city pool and later at the YMCA for many years. She was a certified Red Cross Instructor and taught many classes to various organizations. In 1973 she went back to college and graduated from Laramie Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1975. She then went to Buffalo in 1980 and became manager of the Clear Creek Senior Center. Mr. Ramsey passed away in 1982 and Connie continued living in Buffalo until the time of her death. She had been a resident of the Amie Holt Care Center since 2009.
She was elected to the Silver haired legislature and served on the board of directors of the Buffalo Senior Center for many years. She was active in 4-H as a leader and was also a Boy Scouts leader and member of the Grace Fellowship Church.
She is survived by three sons, John Ramsey of Buffalo, David Ramsey and his wife Rhonda also of Buffalo, and Steven Ramsey and his wife Bonnie of Prince Edward, Island, Canada; two daughters Sharon Shane and her husband Jerry and Mary Sue Williams and her husband Don all of Buffalo; thirteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one grandson.