Hermelinda R. Ramos, 66, Defiance, Ohio, died Monday, January 16, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance.
She was born on August 23, 1945, the daughter of Indalesio and Esther (Amasqua) Rivera in Michoacan, Mexico. On February 12, 1967, she married Jose T. Ramos Jr., and he survives. Hermelinda was a homemaker and a former cook at Armando's Restaurant, Pueblo Mio and J&A Taco Wagon. She was a member of Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida, Defiance.
Besides her husband, Jose, she is survived by daughters, Arabella (Mike) Springer of Indianapolis, Ind., and Ana (Andrew) Esquibel, Archbold, Ohio; sons, Alejhandro (Valerie) Ramos of Alexandria, Va., Michael Ramos, Defiance, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, four sisters and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 19, 2012, from 2-8 p.m. at the Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastors Arnulfo De Anda and Jacob Tijernia officiating. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Defiance.
Memorials are suggested to the church. Online condolences can be given at www.HCSfuneralhome.com.