Family and friends laid to rest Virginia Ramos, also known as “The Tamale Lady,” at a Catholic service at Mission Dolores Basilica Church on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Ramos died at age 65 on Sept. 27. A resident of San Francisco, Ramos was an immigrant from Mexico who rose to local fame selling home-made tamales and dishing out advice to the late night bar crowds in the Mission District. She earned enough to help send her seven children to college.
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