George A. Ramsey “Papa”, 86, Baxter, formerly of Crosby, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2023, at Essentia Health surrounded by his family. Services will be at 11am on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brainerd with a visitation starting one hour prior.
George was born on July 20, 1937, in St. Paul, Minnesota to George and Antionette (Praxes – Kruszewsk) Ramsey. On June 22, 1957, he married Virginia Summers and in 1966 they moved to Crosby, Minnesota.
George enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, and traveling with his sweetheart. He could be found in one of his many gardens, feeding the birds or tinkering in the garage. George worked at Scorpion, Empire Clock, Glenwood Parts Maker, and Acrometal/3M.
George is survived by his loving wife Virginia; daughters, Kathy Paulson of Baxter, Roxanne Vergin of Willmar; granddaughters, Sashanna O’Shea (Scott) of Baxter, Traci Paulson (Jon Milo) of Brainerd; six great grandchildren; sisters, Georgette (chic) Blanchette of Crosby, and Elizabeth Smith of Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill and Bob; sisters, Mary and Jackie; and grandson Andrew.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.