Juanita Juana (Vedia) Ramon, 87, of North Buckeye Street, Bellevue, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, in Bellevue Care Center.
She was born March 15, 1919, in Laredo, Texas, the daughter of Sabas and Margarita (Romero) Vedia, now deceased. Juanita was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and Eagles Aerie 490, both in Bellevue. She had a passion for feeding people and was known for her cooking and baking pie shells. She was employed as a cook at the former Bellevue General Electric Lamp Plant for 18 years, retiring when the plant closed. She also cooked at Bellevue Eagles and enjoyed knitting in her spare time.
Survivors include her sons, Juan A. "Tony" (Sue) Ramon of Sandusky, Francisco "Frank" (Mary) Ramon of Bellevue, Rodulof "Rudy" (Betty) Ramon of Bellevue, Ruben (Lisa) Ramon of Bellevue, Jose Ramon of Clyde and Rolando Ramon of Westerville; her daughter, Laura Marie Ramon of Fremont; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a brother and sister in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Ramon Sr., whom she married Sept. 26, 1937, in Laredo, and who passed away Nov. 30, 1973; a daughter, Julietta Ramon; her parents; mother-in-law, Isabel Ramon; father-in-law, Juan Ramon; eight brothers and sisters; and seven brothers and sisters-in-law.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Foos and Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St., Bellevue, where the Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue. Burial will follow at Bellevue Catholic Cemetery, Bellevue.