John M. Ramsay
March 22, 1950 - February 24, 2023

John M. Ramsay

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John M. Ramsay, age 72 of Nickerson, NE,
died Friday, February 24, 2023, at Home.

John was born March 22, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska to Dr. James E. and Constance (Ray) Ramsay. He graduated from West Holt High School in Atkinson, NE in 1968, and from Hastings College (Hastings, NE) in1972. He taught social studies and coached at Diller Public Schools and Wymore Southern Public Schools. John was married to Vicki Belter in Omaha, NE on June23, 1979.

In1983, he graduated from Park College in Kansas City with a degree in Healthcare Administration. He served as Hospital Administrator in Lynch, NE, in Franklin, NE, Albia, IA, and Friend, NE with the goal of improving healthcare facilities in rural areas.

His activities included the Boy Scouts, Fremont 100 Cosmopolitan Club, Masons, Order of the Eastern Star, and Genealogy, and stamp/coin collecting. He was a member of the Fremont Presbyterian Church, a diehard Chicago Cubs fan, as well as a beloved Nebraska Cornhusker fan. He couldn't go by a garage /estate sale without stopping to look!!

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Cynthia, aunts Frances and Helen Ramsay.

He is survived by his wife Vicki of Nickerson, constant companion Maggie (Scottish Terrier), brother-in-law Rod (Shari) Belter of Omaha, niece Haleigh (Logan) Faller of York, NE, nephew Zachary(Jordan) Belter of Omaha, cousins David (Jeannie) Ramsay of Kansas City, Jim (Gail) Ramsay of Kansas City, Mary (Elbert) McCormick of Sunrise Beach, MO and close friends Jim, Sherry and Carissa Jourdon, Buddy and Angel.

The funeral service will be 2 PM Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Fremont Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be on Tuesday (Febr.28) at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont from 3 PM to 7:30 PM, the family being present from 6 to7:30. A Masonic service will be at 7:30pm at the funeral home in Fremont. A graveside service will be 11am, Thursday, March 2 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Atkinson.

Memorials are suggested to Boy Scout Troop 1103 (of Fremont), Fremont 100 Cosmopolitan Club, Fremont Presbyterian Church or the Masonic Eastern Star Home for Children.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont in charge of arrangements.

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Recorded Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
3:00pm to 7:30pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
With family present 6-7:30pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Masonic Service
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Ludvigsen Mortuary
1249 East 23rd Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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Funeral Service
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Fremont Presbyterian Church
520 West Linden Avenue
Fremont, NE  68025
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11:00am Woodlawn Cemetery
Atkinson, NE  68713


  1. Dennis and Roxanne Salyers Ryan
    Our sympathy and prayers in the passing of Jack.
    His father was our family doctor for
    many years.

  2. Dianna Johnson
    I was so very sorry to hear of John's passing. We have you in our thoughts and prayers and if there is anything we can do please feel free to reach out to us.
  3. Liz Kooy
    So sorry to hear this news. May he always be remembered as a blessing.
  4. Pat and Karen Lund
    Vicky, Rod and Shari - so sorry to hear about John’s passing. Prayers for peace and comfort. God bless.
  5. Ron Zimmer
    Thank you for the wonderful help you've given John during these difficult times and all throughout your marriage. My deepest condolences and prayers for you. If you have anything we can help you with just give us a call.

    Ron and Cinda Zimmer
  6. Bev Krutz
    So sorry to hear this about John. You have my deepest sympathy. Sending prayers.

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