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“Carol, Fred and Family,My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. Heaven has gained another Angel. May she Rest In Peace! ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Manuel Zalasar - Houston, TX

“We are going to miss you grandma Mary. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Hector Castillo - Sterling


Mary Margaret Ramos, 87, formerly of Sterling, passed away peacefully in the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on February 13, 2022 at her daughter's home in Frisco, TX. Mary was born on May 9, 1934 in Brownsville, TX, the daughter of Margarito and Gregoria (Perales) Horta. She married Federico Ramos on September 3, 1950 in Freemont, OH. He predeceased her on January 4, 1992. Mary was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and First Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, and cooking for her family. Mary was well known for her delicious tortillas, tamales, and empanadas. Mary's family will remember her as a woman of faith and a prayer warrior for her family. Her riches were found in the Lord, and her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Alicia (Efrian) Castillo of Edinburg, TX, Anna (Louie) Ramos of Phoenix, AZ, Angie Gaeta, Hope Ramos, Carol Ramos, Fred (Juana) Ramos, all of Dallas, TX, and Adoff (Taffy) Ramos of Rock Falls; and many grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one son, Louie Ramos; and an infant child.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:15 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Avenue, Sterling, with the funeral following at 11:15 AM. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.