Oct. 3, 1917 – Aug. 16, 2013
Adeline Alameda Santos Ramey passed away Aug. 16, 2013. She was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Martinez, the sixth child of Mabel and Antone Alameda, who lived in Grizzly Island and moved to Woodland in 1937.
Adeline married Charles Santos from Benicia. They had a dairy farm in Fairfield and later one in Sacramento. Adeline worked side by side with her husband during those years. In 1953, they moved to Davis where they owned Santos Food Bank, where she worked. Adeline was also employed at UC Davis.
Adeline enjoyed dancing, fishing and hunting. She was an excellent seamstress, working for Wingers Department Store and several cleaners in Davis. Adeline also had her own seamstress business and designed many wedding gowns. She is a past member of Skip-a-Stitch Club, VFW mothers and Cabrillo Club of Woodland.
In 1984, she married Willard Ramey and resided in Grass Valley. They enjoyed traveling the United States. After Willard passed, she returned to Davis and lived in Rancho Yolo Mobile Home Park for many years.
Adeline is survived by her three Santos children: Ruth (Marvin) Webster of Davis, Eleanor (Marvin) Weiss of Roseville and Charles (Rebecca) Santos of Davis; her youngest sister, Genevieve Alameda; grandchildren, John (Barbara) Webster Sr., Ken (Amy) Webster, Daniel Schneider Sr., Steven and Cordilia Santos; great-grandchildren, John Webster Jr. Kayla (Webster) Wease, Amber Webster, Matthew Nortker and D.J. Schneider Jr.; a great-great-grandchild, Julia Wease, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B St. in Davis. Donations may be made to Yolo Cabrillo Club scholarship fund.
Those who wish to sign a guestbook online may do so at www.wiscombefuneral.com.