Reba Arlila <I>Stockman</I> Astlin

Reba Arlila Stockman Astlin

Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 26 Apr 2016 (aged 97)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row I, Lot 9, Site 3
Memorial ID 82921776 · View Source
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- Millard Cephus Stockman [1891-1966]
- Mary Ethel (Baker) Stockman [1894-1968]

Married (1) Donald Fietz Ramsberg on April 17, 1938 in Hollins, VA [Div. 1950]

- Robert B. Ramsburg
- Donald P. Ramsburg

Married (2) George Woodrow Astlin in 1953

Frederick News-Post - Apr. 27, 2016

Mrs. Reba A. (Stockman) Astlin, 97, of Frederick, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late George W. Astlin, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1999.

Born January 1, 1919, in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Millard C. and Mary (Baker) Stockman.

Reba spent many years working as a line mechanic at Price Electrical before retirement. She was a long time member of the Frederick Church Brethren where she volunteered as part of the ladies guild and decorated her Homebuilders Sunday School classroom for many years. Reba loved children, volunteering as primary child care provider for community organizations such as the Family Life Center. She was also an extraordinary cook, hosting many memorable holiday family meals and annual family reunion picnics.

Reba absolutely loved bird watching and gardening, planting vegetables out back and tending to magnificent flower beds in front of her home. She even replenished her own bird feeder and tended to flowers and tomato plants in the courtyard at Montevue Assisted Living, where she lived for her last 3 years.

Mrs. Astlin is survived by her sons, Robert B. Ramsburg and wife Kay and Donald P. Ramsburg and wife Tina, stepson, George Woodrow Astlin Jr. and wife Donna; and stepdaughter, Norma Lee Coyner.

Known lovingly as "Maw", she is also survived by grandchildren, Maria Boyce and husband Charles, Jeanna Ramsburg, Timothy Ramsburg and wife Diane, Andrew Ramsburg and wife Debbie, Michael Ramsburg, Sharon Lee Morrill, Sandra Moler, Susan Rush, Bob Coyner, Cheryl Lorraine Coyner, Cheryl Astlin, Diane Neely and Tammy Brock, plus numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Reba was preceded in death by siblings, Ezra Blank Sr., Buzzy Stockman, Reuben Stockman, Virginia Thomas, her grandson Robert Ramsburg Jr. and multiple nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 5pm, on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701. The funeral service will be held at 10:00AM, on Monday, May 2, 2016, in the Etchison Memorial Chapel at the funeral home. Rev. Lerry Fogle will officiate. Interment will be private.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 3 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82921776
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Reba Arlila Stockman Astlin (1 Jan 1919–26 Apr 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82921776, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .