Jesus Ramirez, 97, beloved Father, Grandfather, and Brother was called to his eternal resting place on May 28, 2021. He entered this world on June 10, 1923, in Van Nuys, California, born to Francisco Ramirez and Panfila Valdez Ramirez.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at St Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Zac Boazman officiating. Interment will follow in the Longwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, May 31, 2021, at Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City.
Jesus married the love of his life Espedita Fierro, and she preceded him in death in 2012 after 73 years of marriage. Jesus came to Ponca city from Wichita, Ks in 1979 and went to work as an assembler for Huffy Bicycles in 1984. He enjoyed spending time with his family, raising roosters, horses, reading western books and listening to his Mexican music collection.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are 10 children; Juan Francisco and wife Antonia Ramirez of Ponca City, OK, Yolanda and husband Fidel Reyes of Ponca City, ok Jose Maria Ramirez of Marland, OK, Jesus Ramirez Jr of Ponca City, OK, Rosalinda Ramirez of Marland, OK, Leticia Luna and husband Candelario of Wichita, KS, Juan and Juana Ramirez of Marland, Ok, Miguel Armando Ramirez of Las Vegas, NV, Lucy and husband Danny Wells of Ponca City, Ok and Luis and Josefina Ramirez of Ponca City, OK, Also surviving are 43 Grandchildren,74 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jesus was preceded in death by his parents, Wife; Espedita, two sons; Rafael Ramirez, Ramon Ramirez and granddaughters; Maria Del Rayo Ramirez and April Ramirez.
Online guest registry is available at www.gracememorialchapel.net