Mae E. Kramer – Dyersville

Mae E. Kramer, 94, of Dyersville, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque.

Visitation will be held 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Friday, October 19 from 9 – 10 am at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018, St. Francis Xavier Basilica, Dyersville, Iowa with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Farley, Iowa.  Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.

Mae was born September 6, 1924, in Dyersville, the daughter of John and Rose (Froning) Vaske.  She married Herbert G. Kramer on May 26, 1948, in Bankston, Iowa.  Together they farmed North of Farley until retiring in Dyersville in 1995.  Mae was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish.  She loved spending time with family and friends, baking cookies, playing cards and dominos.

Mae is survived by her 7 children: Nancy (Bob) White and Richard J. (Sharon) Kramer, both of Dyersville, Wayne (Teresa) Kramer of Farley, Jean (Gary) Domeyer of Earlville, Julie (Leo) Kluesner of Worthington, Donna (Kim) Olberding of Dyersville and Alan (Connie) Kramer of Farley; 24 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren and expecting another; sibling: Carol (Patrick) Gehl of Cascade; and in-laws: Grace Vaske of Dyersville and Marguerite Kramer of Lamont.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Herb in 2010, one son, Daniel on Feb. 9, 1963, great grandchildren, Natalie Kluesner and Aidan Barry; siblings: Lu Ann (Orland) Manternach, Don Vaske, and James (Mary) Vaske; in-laws: Ray (Agnes) Kramer, Leonard (Margaret) Kramer, Clarence (Lucille) Kramer, Joe (Mary Ann) Kramer, John (Lorraine) Kramer, LaVerne Kramer, Martha Jane (Charles) Demmer and Arlene (Jerome) Jaeger, Evelyn (Joe) Winter, Mercedes (Vince) Ries, Bernice (Laverne) Lansing and Marcella Kramer.

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