The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


March 25, 2013

Dorothy E. Kramer

MORRISON, Ill. — Feb. 27, 1917 - March 23, 2013

Dorothy E. Kramer, 96, of Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison and formerly of Fulton, Ill., died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Fulton chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. The Rev. John Wanders, interim pastor of Morrison Christian Reformed Church, will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Fulton chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the Morrison Christian Reformed Church in Morrison.

She was born February 27, 1917, in Garden Plain Township, Ill., to Louis and Agnes (Sikkema) Pessman.

Dorothy was educated in the Mount Hope School of rural Whiteside County.

She married Clarence Kramer on January 20, 1939, in Sterling, Ill.; he died September 19, 1991.

Dorothy was employed by Vend-Omack in Morrison for several years.

Dorothy was a member of Morrison Christian Reformed Church in Morrison and the church’s Ladies Aid Society and the Sunshine Committee. She also served as a Sunday school teacher and secretary. Dorothy enjoyed flower gardening and canning.

Survivors include one son, Wayne (Ruth) Kramer of Orange City, Iowa; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Harriet Wierema of Phoenix, Ariz., and Ella Kramer of Fulton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; one great-grandson, Blake Sitzmann; one sister, Julia Beveroth; and two brothers, Homer Pessman and Lewis Pessman.

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Death date: March 23, 2013

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