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Rosemary S. Kramm

May 14, 1916 February 26, 2010
Rosemary S. Kramm
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PEORIA-Rosemary S. Kramm, 93, of Peoria, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2010, at Proctor Hospital She was born on May 14, 1916, in Keokuk, IA to William and Pearle Rose Short. She married Budd Kramm on October 31, 1941, in Washington, IL. He passed away on February 24, 1984, in Hometown, IL. She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister. She is survived by one son, William “Woody” (Cynthia Ruptic) Kramm of Bainbridge Island, WA; three daughters, Christine Ortegel of Euless, TX, Kathleen Kramm of Peoria and Patricia Haley of Pensacola, FL; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ann Simek of Westchester, IL. She was the office manager for 34 years for Dr. Robert Easton, retiring in 1985. Rosie had a great sense of humor, which she passed on to her children. She had a love for animals, especially dogs. She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church where a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 with Rev. Charles Klamut officiating. Visitation will be 30 minutes before the Mass at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private burial of ashes will be on Thursday at Springdale Cemetery. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Peoria Humane Society. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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