LANSING, Mich. -- Our loving husband, father, grandfather
and great-grandfather, Genaro S. Ramirez Sr., 83, passed away Oct. 16, 2013, surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Los Fresnos, Texas. Genaro retired after 31 years with General
Motors Central Foundry in Defiance, Ohio, and was a member of UAW Local 211. He attended Mount Hope Church. His great joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Ester Ramirez; seven children, Odilia (Rey) Renteria, Emma (Daniel) Sanchez, Genaro (Marilyn) Ramirez, Jr., Albert (Deb) Ramirez, Maria (Donald) Duprest, Joe Ramirez, and Eddie (June) Ramirez; his beloved 19 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren; three sisters; six brothers; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugenio Sr. and Matilde.