Margaret S. Kramer

Margaret S. Kramer nee (Naber), 95 and a long-time 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 Teacher College and began teaching in Theresa, Brownsville and Hartford. After marriage, the couple raised their family in Slinger. Margaret resumed teaching kindergarden in 1952 in the Slinger School District until her retirement in 1973. She enjoyed volunteering at the election polls and the surplus food programs. She loved to play canasta, bridge, gardening and crossword puzzles. She was a member of the VFW Auxillary, Wisconsin Education Association, Retired Teachers of Washington County and a former member of 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; nine grandchildren, Laurie Severson, Scott Severson, Stephanie (Eric) Diehl, Heather (Perry) Miller, Brian Kramer, Michele (Bryan) Bertola, Christine Kramer, Amy (Jeff) DeBroux and Erica Dornfield; eight great-grandchildren, Ambar, Abril, Jenna, Michael, Molly, Adam, Anna and Miles; daughter-in-law, Trudy Kramer of Menomonee Falls; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; a son, Richard; three brothers, Alfred (Edna) Naber, Walter (Dorothy) Naber, Hebert "Bob" (Ruth) Naber; and Raymond's siblings, Ed (Loretta) Kramer, Clara (Ray) Held and Arthur Kramer.

A funeral service to honor the life of Margaret S. Kramer was Saturday, July 22, 2006 in the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel in Slinger, with Chaplain David Stone officiating. Interment took place at Washington County Memorial Park following the service. Visitation was at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorials are appreciated to Slinger Honours Scholarship Program.

A Special Thank You to Cedar Community and especially the staff at Cedar Bay East.

Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger assisted the family