Dolores Mae Tramp, age 87, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Thursday, December 17, 2015, at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Gary Kimm officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Dolores Tramp was born May 28, 1928, in Crofton, Nebraska, to Joseph and Emma (Kotrous) Walter. She grew up in Crofton and graduated from Crofton High School in 1946. She attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska, and obtained her Teacher's Certificate. Years later she attended Yankton College in Yankton and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. She first began teaching in Crofton and then in Bloomfield, Nebraska, for several years. She married Earl Tramp on December 6, 1958, in Yankton. They moved to the Mayfield area and Dolores taught country school for a few years and then finished her teaching career at Irene Junior High School in Irene, South Dakota. After her retirement from teaching, they moved to Yankton in the early 2000's.
Dolores loved gardening, cooking, and traveling, especially taking bus tours all over the country.
She is survived by her husband, Earl Tramp of Yankton and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Delmar Walter.
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Blessed is She, most wonderful women our prayers and Love to her and her Family. Got to know her and Earl through our step Dad Greg Lineback when we were kids. In our visits as kids always had wonderful time with out visits. Always made us felt welcomed.
I am sorry too learn of your loss. I extend to you my deepest sympathy. She influenced my life greatly during my seventh and eighth grade years, so many years ago, now.
Thinking of you during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kelly and Pam Tramp
My sympathy to the family. She was an outstanding teacher and I learned so much from her in junior high at Irene. She inspired me to work hard and become a teacher.
Mrs. Tramp was my teacher in the eighth grade and will always hold a place in my heart. I am sorry for your loss.
Gigi Dreesen Healy
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