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Amos W. Ramer, 89, New Paris, died at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at his residence.
He was born March 29, 1928, in Elkhart County, to Isaiah and Penola (Witmer) Ramer.
On Aug. 31, 1957, he married Martha (Rohrer) Ramer.
Surviving are his wife, Martha Ramer, New Paris; four children, Stella (Richard) Kauffman, New Paris, Curtis Ramer, Winchester, Glen (Carol) Ramer, New Paris, and Marj (Mark) Otto, Loogootee; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (Erma) Ramer, New Paris, David (Marceil) Ramer, Wisconsin; three sisters, Lois Martin, Nappanee, Esther Graybill, Camden and Viola (Leonard) Hartman, Texas.
Preceding him in death are his parents; brother, Marcus Ramer; and great-granddaughter, Emily Grace Kauffman.
Amos was a self-employed carpenter and enjoyed working with trees and the outdoors. He was a member of Victory Christian Fellowship, New Paris.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, all at the RMYC, 24647 C.R. 44, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the funeral service. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Salem Mennonite Church, 23984 C.R. 46, New Paris. Home ministers will officiate.
Burial will take place at Victory Christian Fellowship Cemetery, New Paris.
Arrangements are with Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa. Offer online condolences at rrefh.com
Published on December 1, 2017
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