Ramsey,  Laurence Alton

Ramsey, Laurence Alton

Male 1920 - 2011  (90 years)

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  • Name Ramsey, Laurence Alton 
    Born 6 Aug 1920  Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • E. W. Ramsey Farm
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    St Patrick's Catholic Church 
    Education Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering 
    Find A Grave Memorial 105366648 
    Occupation Farmer, Civil Engineer 
    Died 30 Jan 2011  Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Saint Patricks Catholic Cemetery
    Person ID I588  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | Mary and David Thomson Descendant
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Family O'Sullivan, Helene Louise,   b. 6 Feb 1926, Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2013, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1947  Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ramsey, Laurence Thomas  [natural]
    +2. Ramsey, Bruce Lowell  [natural]
     3. Ramsey, Douglas Lee  [natural]
    +4. Ramsey, Edward William  [natural]
    +5. Ramsey, Kathleen Ann  [natural]
     6. Ramsey, Theresa Patricia  [natural]
    +7. Ramsey, Mary Jo Bernadette  [natural]
     8. Ramsey, Michael Lewis
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1920 - Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - St Patrick's Catholic Church - - Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1947 - Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 2011 - Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crystal, Pembina, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Ramsey, Laurence Alton
    Ramsey, Laurence Alton

  • Notes 
    • Laurence A. Ramsey, age 90, of Crystal, ND passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2011, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011, at 10: 30 a.m. at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, February 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Laurence Alton Ramsey was born August 6, 1920, in rural Crystal, ND, to Edward and Hellen (Reilly) Ramsey. He graduated from Crystal High School in 1938. In August of 1942, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps. After serving stateside, he shipped out to Guam in the Pacific Theater in March of 1945. After his discharge in 1946, he enrolled at the University of New Mexico, where he received his degree in civil engineering in 1950. As an engineer, Laurence worked for the North Dakota Highway Department and the Army Corps of Engineers on the Garrison Dam. After his return to Crystal in June of 1954, he worked for Pembina, the Soil Conservation Service, and as county engineer for Cavalier County from 1959 to 1976. Included among the various dams he worked on was the initial survey for Renwick Dam at Icelandic State Park. Among the various private surveys he did was the initial one for Frost Fire Ski Resort at Walhalla in 1976, followed by another one there in 1985. He also raised cattle at his farm near Crystal from 1958 until 2008. On June 30, 1947, he married Helen O'Sullivan at Crystal. Survivors include his wife, Helen; sons: L. Thomas Ramsey, Honolulu, HI, Michael Ramsey, Grand Forks, ND, Bruce (Kathy) Ramsey, Golden, CO, Doug Ramsey, Crystal, and Edward (Jane) Ramsey, Bloomington, MN; daughters: Kathleen Korte, Grimes, IA, Theresa (John) Mlinar, Coon Rapids, MN, and Mary Jo (Ron) Slaathaug, Thompson, ND; 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; and sisters: Donna Matter and Jo Pat Prosek. Celebrant: Rev. Fr. Robert Pecotte