Charles F. Ramsey
March 1, 1947 - August 4, 2019

Charles "Tub" Ramsey MHS 1966

Gary Odendahl, Charles Ramsey, Steven Atkins, Virgil Hass

On October 18, 1966, Charles Ramsey left for basic training along with Gary Odendahl, Virgil Hass, and Steven Atkins.
After graduation Gary, Steve, and Charles received orders to go to Bremerton, Washington, to serve on the USS Sterett DLG31.
About two years later Charles received orders to report to the USS Piedmont AD17 (home port of San Diego).
Charles served on two West Pacific tours and was honorably discharged on August 4, 1970, with the rank of E4.

Charles F. Ramsey

Graveside Service Manning Cemetery Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:00 AM Manning, Iowa.

Charles "Tub" F. Ramsey, age 72, of Manning, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Veteran's Hospital in Des Moines.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Manning Cemetery with Rev. David Rauch officiating. Military honors will be given by the Manning American Legion and VFW. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home and online condolences may be left for the family at

Born on March 1, 1947, in Manning, Iowa, he was the son of John L. and Edna (Pfannkuch) Ramsey. Tub, as he was known to most, grew up in Manning and graduated from Manning High School in 1966. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served four years on the USS Piedmont and the USS Sterett.

Upon his honorable discharge in 1970 he moved back to Manning and worked for Manning Ag Center until moving to Omaha where he worked for Earl May in Council Bluffs. Tub then lived in San Diego, California, for three years where he worked in an office supply company and then moved back to Omaha and worked for Raiders Office Supply until his retirement. He moved back to Manning in 2007 and did maintenance work at the Terrace Apartments where he lived. Chuck enjoyed fishing, cooking and traveling. Tub will be truly missed by his family, especially his nieces and nephews, who he dearly loved.

Tub is survived three brothers: Keith Pfannkuch (Marilyn) of Manning, John Ramsey, Jr. (Lois) of Manning, and Lynn Dean Ramsey (Kathy) of Templeton; several nieces, nephews, other extended family and many goods friends. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Edna Ramsey. He is also preceded in death by his good friend Tom Kohoutek and his beloved dog Troy.

Charles Ramsey

3 Ramsey generations

Charles, Lynn, John, John Jr., Todd


Orren & John Ramsey

Lynn Dean Ramsey

John Ramsey, Jr. - January 14, 1966

John Ramsey

Todd Ramsey, son of John, Jr.

John Ramsey, Bill Ramsey, Amos Rutz

John Ramsey - Postage stamp picture

John Ramsey - 1954 Manning Fire Department

Keith Pfannkuch family

Edward & Delores Ramsey

Mary Ramsey

Mayburn Ramsey - 1954 Manning Fire Department

Edna (Ramsey) Peters - 1957 Legion Auxiliary president

Charles Laverty - married Bernice (Ramsey)

1966 MHS graduates: Larry Dale Ahrendsen, Steve Atkins, Karen Marie Bald, Gwenda Lou Borkowski, Diane Dammann, Nicholas Nile Dappen, Dennis C. Dau, Eileen Dentlinger, Larry L. Farrell, Douglas H. Fischer, Robert Allen Frahm, LaDonna Mae Grimm, Sharon Lea Grimm (valedictorian), Virgil Merlin Hass, Sharon Catherine Irlmeier, Marilyn Ann Jansen, Mark LaRue Joens, Gary W. Jones, Joyce Elaine Karsten, Douglas Gene Kusel, Luana Jean Lamp, Sandra LeAnn Mathisen, Steven E. McCollum, Vicki McGrath, Charles Martin Mohns, Janice Kay Mundt, Phillip Warren Musfeldt, Lloyd Paul Nepple, Robert Nissen, Gary E. Odendahl, Dennis Dean Ohde, Kathy Olsen, Charles F. Ramsey, Donna Sue Ramsey, David Lee Rauch, Steven M. Ruhde, Sueann Schrum, Linda Lou Spack, Edward W. Stangl (salutatorian), Robert J. Stangl, Cheryl Vinke, Vickie Wanninger, James E. Wegner

1966 former students: Teri Apicelli, Linda Betts, Joyce Determan, Shirley Espenhover, Kathleen Fischer, Leslie Frahm, Linda Galvin, Frank Golwitzer, Mary Ann Golwitzer, David Hass, Jerry Hilsabeck, Larry Hilsabeck, Donna Hinz, Robert Holdsworth, Jr., Dennis Janning, Ivan Joens, Jr., Janice Knueven, Norman Luckow, David Maasen, Dale McDonald, Marvin Mersman, Jolene Plahn, Duane Riesselman, Karen Segebart, Robert Shafer, Diana Snyder, Charlene Steckelberg, Georgia Steffes, Jimmie Tauber, Mark Thetford, David Turner, Dennis Vaudt, Verna Vehrs, Jeffrey Wegner, Richard Weifenbach, Sherry Weifenbach, Cathleen Weiss

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