Margaret S. Kramer

Margaret S. Kramer, nee Naber, 95, a longtime resident of Slinger, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at Cedar Bay East.

Margaret was born on Dec. 30, 1910 in Mayville to Oscar (Paula Paustian) Naber, and married the late Raymond L. Kramer on June 26, 1941 in Slinger.

She was a graduate of Dodge County Normal Teacherís College and began teaching in Theresa, Brownsville and Hartford.

After marriage, the couple raised their family in Slinger.

Margaret resumed teaching kindergarten in 1952 in the Slinger School District until her retirement in 1973.

She enjoyed volunteering at the election polls and the surplus food programs.

Margaret loved to play canasta and bridge, and enjoyed gardening and crossword puzzles.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Wisconsin Education Association, the Retired Teachers of Washington County and a former member of the Eastern Star.

Margaret will be deeply missed by her children, Louise Severson of Slinger, Paula (Mike) Riebe of West Bend and Ann (Gary) Dornfeld of Juneau.

She is further survived by nine grandchildren, Laurie Severson, Scott Severson, Stephanie (Eric) Diehl, Heather (Perry) Miller, Brian Kramer, Michele (Bryan) Bertola, Christine Kramer, Amy (Jeff) DeBroux and Erica Dornfeld; eight great-grandchildren, Ambar, Abril, Jenna, Michael, Molly, Adam, Anna and Miles; a daughter-in-law, Trudy Kramer of Menomonee Falls; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Raymond; a son, Richard; three brothers, Alfred (Edna) Naber, Walter (Dorothy) Naber and Herbert "Bob" (Ruth) Naber; and Raymondís siblings, Ed (Loretta) Kramer, Clara (Ray) Held and Arthur Kramer.

A funeral service to honor the life of Margaret S. Kramer will be held Saturday, July 22, at 1 the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend.

Chaplain David Stone will officiate, and interment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, following the service.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 1 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated to Slinger Honours Scholarship Program.

A special thank you to Cedar Community and especially the staff at Cedar Bay East.