Isabelle Kramer
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Isabelle Kramer, age 91 of Hartington, Nebraska, died on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at her residence.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10:30 am at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. Visitation will begin one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Gerard Arens, Chuck Kramer, Duane Hoesing, Tom Kuchta, Kevin Kube and Marcel Kramer.

Laura Isabelle Kramer was born on February 10, 1923 at Bow Valley, Nebraska to Edward and Ida Louise (Schulte) Arens. She grew up in the Bow Valley area and married Richard F. Kramer on February 26, 1946 at Bow Valley. They farmed on the Kramer homestead several miles northeast of Hartington until moving into Hartington in 1987.

Isabelle was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Guild, the Christian Mothers, Legion of Mary and had a perpetual hour of adoration for many years. She did laundry and sewing for several Holy Trinity priests and made over 450 baptismal gowns for the parish. She enjoyed playing cards, attending family functions and visiting with her many nieces and nephews.

Isabelle is survived by a sister, Loretta Pick of Hartington; a brother, Roman and Arlene Arens of Hartington; a sister-in-law, Laura Arens of Crofton, Nebraska and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard on December 17, 2000 at the age of 91 years; six sisters and their spouses, Pauline and Alfred Lammers, Hildegard and Hugo Lammers, Sylvia and Alfred Hochstein, Mildred and Martin Kramer, Rosella and Roman Kramer, Marie and Norman Kube, 2 brothers, Rudolph and Ella Arens, Clarence J. Arens and a brother-in-law, Edwin Pick.




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To the family of Isabelle Kramer,

I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

kelsey lee


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