John Ramm, 68

OPRF class of '68, classic car enthusiast

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John E. Ramm, 68, a lifelong resident of Oak Park and River Forest, died on June 22, 2019. Born on Aug. 25, 1950, he was a 1968 graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and worked as a production supervisor for over 27 years with Cenveo Envelope Company in Chicago. An accomplished bowler and pool player, he was an avid classic car enthusiast and particularly proud of his '61 Chevrolet Impala, which he would bring to classic car events in Forest Park. 

John is survived by his brother, James Scott (Patsy) Palmer, and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held this Saturday, June 29, from 3 until time of service, 7 p.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment is private.  

In lieu of flowers, donations to Shriners Hospitals for Children or the American Cancer Society are appreciated.  

For info: or 708-383-3191.

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