obit ramirezjpegcropThe extended family and friends of Stephan Ramirez deeply mourn his unexpected passing. He was an integral and loving part of all our lives. We honored his presence and the joy he brought us. Subsequently, we now value and adhere to the spiritual existence that he will forever have in our lives. Stephan was born Nov. 25, 1997 in Albuquerque, to Sondra Ramirez and Ambrosio Ramirez. Stephan passed away March 3 at the age of 18. He was a senior at Moriarty High School, a lifetime resident of New Mexico and poised to pursue a medical career. Stephan will be greatly missed by his family, friends and community. He is survived by his mother, Sondra Ramirez of Edgewood; father Ambrosio Ramirez; grandparents, Shirley Vigil and Frank Trujillo; brother, Anthony Griego of Albuquerque; sisters, Monica Ramirez, Rockelle Ramirez and Savanah Ramirez all of Edgewood, as well as numerous cousins, aunts and uncles. A funeral service is scheduled March 12 at 11 a.m. at the Copper Pointe Church located in Albuquerque, with Dustin Woodward to officiate. Interment will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Albuquerque. Pallbearers will be Anthony Griego, Michael Angelo, Matthew Pearce, Michael Pearce, Wesley Rainwater, William Milligan, Alan Galbadon and (in name only) Monica Ramirez. Honorary pallbearers will be the Moriarty High School Senior Class of 2016. A celebration of Stephan’s life will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at American Legion Post 13 in Albuquerque. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary.