Emily Ramm

Emily Ramm passed away peacefully at the age of 31, on September 16, 2019, after a heroic battle with ovarian cancer.

Emily was born in Detroit, MI to Kenneth (Ken) and Cynthia (Cindy) Ramm who currently reside in Hudson, WI. Emily is survived by her brother Eric, sister-in-law Kristina and lovable nephew Liam, who all live in Bettendorf, IA. 

Emily has lived in a variety of midwest cities as the family relocated a number of times over the years. Those cities included; Clarkston and Madison Heights in Michigan, Naperville and McHenry in Illinois and Bettendorf in Iowa. Emily eventually returned to Madison Heights to be closer to friends and family and pursue her college education.

She graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in 2006 in Bettendorf and completed her B.S. in Marketing at Oakland University in Rochester, MI in 2013.

Emily made many close friends at her most recent places of employment, UPS and Pizza Hut.

Her interests included; racquetball, bowling, wood burning, cats, sudoku and anything related to Halloween. Emily was a huge Red Wing fan and supporter, attending a number of games and related activities.

A graveside service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24th at the White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, at 621 W. Long Lake Road., Troy, MI 48098. Following that service, Emily’s life will be celebrated from 6:00-9:30 p.m. at the Club Venetian Banquet Center in Madison Heights, 29310 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071.

In lieu of flowers, please consider sending memorials to Lakeview Health Foundation – Homecare, Hospice and Palliative Care or the Mayo Clinic, Cancer Research. 

The Best

God saw you were getting tired,

and a cure was not to be.

So He put His arm around you

and whispered, “Come with me.”

With tearful eyes we watched you suffer

and saw you fade away.

Although we loved you dearly,

we could not make you stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,

you’re now at peaceful rest.

God broke our hearts to prove to us,

He only takes the best.


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