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Helen Dorothy Kramer

December 19, 1910 February 24, 2009
Helen Dorothy Kramer
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METAMORA-Helen Dorothy Kramer, 98, of Snyder Village in Metamora, passed away there at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. She was born on December 19, 1910 in Peoria to Harry and Ethel Embree Harms. She married Lee Kramer on August 4, 1947 in Peoria. He passed away on November 9, 1957 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. She is survived by one daughter, Judith (Charles) Truitt of Washington, IL; three grandchildren, Cindy (Rick) Schwindenhammer, Debbie (Gary) Spear and Scott (Robin) Truitt; and nine great-grandchildren. Dorothy retired after a career in the Peoria County Clerks Office. She was a lifelong member of the Peoria Genealogical Society and a former member of the D.A.R. She enjoyed working on genealogy for her family and others. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Washington with Rev. Joseph P. Donton officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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