Werts, Ramon “Ray”

Ramon Werts 1946
Ramon Werts 1946
Ramon Werts 1947
Ramon Werts 1947

Ramon Werts (“Ray”)

Born: 21 September, 1929, Dayton, Ohio
Died: 22 April, 2006

Ramon Werts attended Mar-Ken School from 1943 to 1947. He was Class President in 1947.

Ramon became a dentist and was a charter member and Executive Director of the American Endodontic Society.

From the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Junior Biographies”:
Name – Ramon Werts
Born – Sept. 21
Ambition – Concert pianist
Talent – Playing the piano.
Saying – What did I do now?
Song – The Charm of You.
Band – Axel Staraho
Food – Food

From the 1947 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Senior Biographies”:
Name – Ramon Werts, Class President
Born – Sept. 21 – Dayton, Ohio
Ambition – To meet Kenneth Patchen.
Talent – Playing the piano
Saying – I don’t know
Nickname – Ray
Senior Predictions: Ray Werts will be composing the “Patchen Suite for Piano and Auto-horn.

Ramon was a member of the Science Club in 1947.

From the description of an alumni event in the 1949 Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
In November [1948], the Honor Society gave an “Afternoon of Arts”, which they held at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Looking at it from both an artistic as well as fashionable standpoint, it was indeed a great success…
Also planned for the afternoon was entertainment which was contributed by former alumni of Mar-Ken. This included a piano solo by Ramon Wertz…