Ramsey, Lucy Annie Margaret

Ramsey: After a life well lived, Lucy passed away July 5, 2022 at the Souris Health Center with her husband Ron and Grandson Scott at her side.

Lucy Annie Margaret Blanchard was born February 18, 1930 at her parent’s farm NE 13-07-24 RM of Sifton. She attended school in Deleau where many lifelong friendships were formed.  In 1948, while working as a telephone operator for MTS in Hartney, Lucy met Ron Ramsey.  They were married June 28, 1950.  A week before her passing, they celebrated 72 years of marriage.  After several moves, they settled on the farm of Lucy’s parents.  It was here that they raised their children and worked tirelessly together. In 1990 the farm was sold. Lucy and Ron moved to Hartney, followed by a move to Victoria Park Lodge in Souris. Together, Lucy and Ron continued to cherish visits, phone calls and enjoyed an active social life. Lucy had many loves, knitting, gardening, baking, curling, baseball, square dancing and playing cards.  Her greatest loves were her husband, children, grand and great grandchildren. Lucy was predeceased by her son Allan, her parents Rene and Isabel Blanchard, her brother Don, and her parents-in-law John and Belle Ramsey.

Lucy is survived by her beloved husband Ron, son Jim (Linda), daughter Cathy Cowan (Doug) and son Doug (Jodi), many treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Bev Lyons, sister-in-law Eleanor Blanchard and nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

Funeral service for Lucy was held on Saturday July 9th 2022 at the Hartney Centennial Center. Internment of ashes will take place at Lauder Cemetery at a later date.

“I am leaving you with a gift – peace of mind and heart.” John 14:27

In memory of Lucy, donations may be made to the Lauder Cemetery Fund Box 66 Lauder, Manitoba R0M 1C0 or to the Souris Health District Foundation Box 311 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

14 thoughts on “Ramsey, Lucy Annie Margaret”

  1. So glad Lucy was at the community picnic last week & took a ride on the swing set. Her help on the community book was amazing. Heaven definitely got its self a true angel.

  2. So sorry to hear of Lucy’s passing, thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories, Lucy was a great lady and will be so missed.
    Deepest sympathy.
    Shirley & Dave George

  3. Our condolences to your families! Ron and Lucy were such wonderful friends as of Mom and Dad. Pillars of the community!

  4. So sorry to hear of Lucy’s passing. Heartfelt condolences to Ron, Jim, Cathy, Doug and the family. She was such a important part to so many people’s lives. May the many fond memories provide comfort during this sad time.
    Sincerely,
    Bob Basiuk and family

  5. We are so very sorry to hear of Lucy passing away. Our
    Heartfelt Sympathy goes out to you ,Ron & Family. Lucy will be missed.

  6. Sincere sympathy to the Ramsey family from my mom, Marge Edgerton and myself. She was a lovely lady and will be missed by all who knew her.

  7. We were so sorry to hear of Lucy’s passing. She was a great lady. She and Marge will be in heaven reuniting together. Keep your memories close to your ❤️ heart. Our memories are ours to keep . Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family .

  8. Our sincere condolences to the Ramsey families. Lucy will be missed by all who knew her.

  9. My deepest sympathies to the Ramsey Family. Your wonderful memories will comfort you through this time.

  10. I was sorry to learn of Lucy’s passing. I remember that my Aunt Marge (Barrows) and Lucy shared a long lasting and dear friendship – an inspiration for many of us to stay connected with those whose friendship we treasure and hold dear. They were a blessing to each other. My sincere condolences to Lucy’s family and friends.
    Darlene (Davreux) Horne

  11. I am sorry. I was away on the weekend of Aunt Lucy’s funeral. My thought are with you all.
    Teresa, Robert, and family.

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