Juanita (Arreola) RamirezJuly 12, 1950 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 70)
A Memorial Funeral Mass for Juanita Ramirez, 70, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Reverend Gregory Carl will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita passed away at her home on September 9, 2020, under hospice care.
She was born on July 12, 1950, in Gary, IN, the daughter of Rodrigo and Antonia (Martinez) Arreola. Juanita graduated in 1968 from Hobart High School, Hobart, IN. Following high school, Juanita did clerical work and worked in a bakery. The family moved to California before settling in southern Texas.
In 1984, Juanita married Eduardo Ramirez Sr. He died in 1990.
Juanita moved her family to Norfolk in 1992.
She was employed by US Bank prior to working for the Norfolk Public Schools for almost 20 years as a migrant interpreter and home school liaison. She retired in 2016 enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Red Hats and enjoyed travelling with her retired office co-workers.
Juanita is survived by her son, David Delgado, of Norfolk, and her daughter, Toni (Raymond) Villa, of Norfolk; her six grandchildren: Devin Delgado, Mazie Delgado, Joaquin Villa, Michael Villa, Daniel Villa and Esperanza Villa; two brothers: Frank (Janice) Arreola, of Valparaiso, IN, and Elias Arreola, of San Diego, CA.
She was preceded by her parents, husband, son, Eduardo “Eddie” Ramirez, Jr, two brothers, Rudy Arreola and Jimmy Arreola; and one sister, Mickey Rubio.