Edwin E. Gramling

Edwin E. Gramling, 92, of Dousman, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008.

Edwin served on the board of directors of the Dousman Community Center. He was a former member of Ottawa Lions Club and the Golden K Kiwanis. He served on the Dousman Fire Department and was the former vice president and captain for 25 years. Edwin also served as an usher at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church for 48 years.

He is survived by his wife, Frances E. Gramling; children, David (Marsha) Maule of Bonita Springs, Fla., Robert (Dorothy) Maule of Dousman, Thomas (Claudia) Maule of Dousman, William (Kathrin) Maule of Rhinelander and Sally Thompson of Harshaw; and daughter-in-law, Mary Maule of Shawano. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Edwin was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Maule; his parents; brothers, Earl and Bernard (Nick); and a sister, Winefred.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Aug. 22, at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church, 226 W. Ottawa Ave., Dousman. Interment will follow at St. Bruno’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to St. Bruno’s Catholic Church or the Dousman-Ottawa Lions Scholarship Fund.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit