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Obituary: Ramirez

Beatrice “Bea” Ramirez, 87 of Chenoa, died at 1:53am, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30am, Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chenoa with Fr. Carl LoPresti officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Chenoa. Visitation will be from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa, where a rosary will be recited at 4:00pm.

Mrs. Ramirez was born on August 12, 1933 in Del Rio, TX a daughter of Celestino and Manuela “Viliareal” Sanchez. She married Margarito “Margo” Ramirez on December 30, 1949 in Del Rio, TX. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2007. She was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Survivors include three daughters, Diane (Melvin Kindleberger) Miller of Chenoa, Sandra (Jerry) Augsburger of Marion, IL and Rebecca “Becky” (Jay Whittle) Koenig of Chenoa; six grandchildren, Joshua (Mindy) Augsburger of Phoenix, AZ, Tiffany (Jason Snow) Augsburger-Snow of Flanagan, Andrew Augsburger of Carbondale, Jadon (Kristina) Koenig of Fairbury, Davena (Jon) Nichols of Las Vegas, NV, Jacob (Kellian Davis) Koenig of Chenoa; and nine great-grandchildren, Aurora and Maddison Augsburger, Tyler, Alexandra, Kaitlyn and Harper Koenig, Aaliyah and Zoey Nichols, and Margarito Koenig; one brother, Domingo (Gwen) Sanchez of Ottawa and one sister, Maria Luisa Sanchez of San Antonio, TX.

The family suggests memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chenoa.

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