Larry Ramsay (90) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away on May 14, 2021 at Prairie Hills Senior Living. A public visitation will be held on Thursday May 20, 2021 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel Stateroom from 4pm to 7pm. Service will be held on Friday May 21, 2021 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories at 11am.
Larry Keith Ramsay was born March 8, 1931 in Fort Dodge, Iowa; the son of H. Darrell and Ethlyn (Tyler) Ramsay. He graduated from Wilson High School, class of 1949.
He served in the United States Marine Corp. from 1951-1954 during the Korean conflict. Larry was united in marriage to Donna Kaplan on March 20, 1954 in Cedar Rapids Iowa.
He worked for 38 years at Iowa Illinois Gas and Electric and he was a volunteer special deputy for Linn County for 25 years. Larry was active with his son’s local Boy Scout troop, an avid fisherman and golfed well into his 80’s.
Survivors include a daughter Karen (Brad) Shultz of Overland Park, Kansas; a son Scott Ramsay of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two granddaughters, Abigail and Kelsey Shultz; and a sister Carmen Ramsay of Mason City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 51 years Donna.
Memorial donations may be directed to Mercy Hospice.