Lawrence Vincent ‘Larry’ Ramos, 91, of Hutchinson, died November 29, 2018, at Wheaton House, Mennonite Friendship Communities, South Hutchinson. He was born January 22, 1927, in Hutchinson, the son of Estanislaus E. and Maria (Cabello) Ramos.
Larry attended Hutchinson High School and Salt City Business College. He served in the United States Army from 1945-1946. Larry worked as a shop supervisor and office manager for Decker & Mattison for 38 years, retiring in 1989. He was a prominent athlete, excelling in basketball, fast-pitch softball, and with his daughter, Jeananne, won the city father/daughter championship in bowling. Larry was an avid Kansas Jayhawks basketball fan and a ticket-holder for the NJCAA men’s basketball tournament for over 50 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, South Hutchinson, where he served on the building committee when the new church was built, and was a member of the Holy Name Society. Larry was a parish dance promoter and a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 612.
On June 18, 1949, he married Ann Marie Murillo in Hutchinson. She died March 10, 2012.
Larry is survived by: sons, Stan and wife Peggy, Vince and wife Patty, all of Hutchinson, Larry and wife Carole, Wichita, and Mark and wife Mary, Topeka; a daughter, Jeananne Musgrave, Hutchinson; grandchildren, Heather, Adam and wife Mandy, Alex, Nicolas, and Anthony Ramos; great-granddaughter, June Ramos; brother, Tony Ramos and wife Shelia, Topeka; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Ann; son-in-law, Richard Musgrave; brother, Joe; and sister, Rosie Valdez.
Parish rosary will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 612 S. Maple, South Hutchinson. The family will greet friends following the rosary. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at the church, celebrated by Father Juan Garza. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Burial Park, with military honors conducted by the Fort Riley Honor Guard. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.