Beverly "Dutch" Ramseyer

April 24, 1935 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Beverly "Dutch" Ramseyer Obituary

Beverly “Dutch” Ramseyer, 88, of Kokomo, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Bloom Assisted Living in Kokomo. She was born on April 24, 1935, in Upland, Indiana, the daughter of George T. and Charlotte A. (Sharp) Fettig. 

Dutch grew up in Elwood, Indiana with her seven brothers, and graduated from Wendell Willkie High School. She was crowned the “Miss Elwood Centennial Queen” in 1952 and went on to compete in the “Miss Indiana” pageant. She attended St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, and worked for many years at Continental Steel, from switchboard operator to Executive Secretary. She retired as Office Manager at Dr. Grider’s dental practice.

Dutch enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading, traveling the world, and wintering in Florida. She was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Kokomo for over 60 years.

On May 21, 1993, she married Richard Ramseyer, and he preceded her in death on May 3, 2019.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, George & Charlotte Fettig; first husband and father of her children, Billie Joe Nelson; son, Aaron Nelson; and brothers, Jim Fettig, Larry Fettig, Mike Fettig, and Steve Fettig.

Dutch is survived by her children, Mike (Debbie) Nelson, Pat Nelson, Joan (Thomas) Bolka, and Adam Nelson; stepchildren, Shelia Grant, Susan (Herb) Ling-Modrak, Stacey (Kenny) Kendall, and Todd (Maria) Ramseyer; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon on Monday, January 29, 2024, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3155 County Rd S 200 W, Kokomo, with Rev. Fr. Peter Vanderkolk, the celebrant. Entombment will follow Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10:30 am until the time of service on Monday, at the church. Contributions may be made in Dutch’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, https://www.alz.org/?form=FUNSETYDEFK . Shirley & Stout Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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January 29, 2024

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
3155 S. 200 W.
Kokomo, Indiana 46902

Funeral Service
January 29, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
3155 S. 200 W.
Kokomo, Indiana 46902


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