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Dolores Kramer

Dolores M. Kramer (Jeanne Michele) Bvm

Monday, August 20th, 1928 - Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Obituary

Sister Dolores M. Kramer, BVM (Jeanne Michele), 91, of 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Caritas Center.

Sharing of Memories via Zoom will be from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, followed by a virtual visitation from 10:25-10:40 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial in the Marian Hall Chapel at 10:45 a.m. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Sister Dolores ministered as a pastoral associate at St. Edward in Waterloo, Iowa. She was secondary teacher in Clinton and Des Moines, Iowa; Chicago; Kansas City, Mo.; Wichita, Kans.; and Glendale, Calif.; and an elementary teacher in Fort Dodge, Iowa; Chicago; Grayslake, Ill.; and West Hempstead, N.Y. She served as an administrative assistant in Chicago and as a spiritual director in Chicago and Los Altos, Calif.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1928, in Alta Vista, Iowa, to Charles and Marguerite (Keniry) Kramer. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1948, from St. John Parish, Waterloo, Iowa. She professed first vows on March 19, 1951, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1956.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Patrick Kramer, a sister Joan Ford and a brother-in-law Jim Wegenknecht. She is survived by a sister Mary Lois Wegenknecht, Kimberly City, Mo.; a sister-in-law Rita Kramer, Waterloo, Iowa; a brother-in-law Richard Ford, Windsor Heights, Iowa; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 71 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/support_donate.cfm.

Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F Kennedy Rd, Dubuque, Iowa 52002 is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 31st, 2020 | 10:25am - 10:40am
    When
    Friday, July 31st, 2020 10:25am - 10:40am
    Location
    Mount Carmel
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Notes
    Sharing of Memories via Zoom will be from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, followed by a virtual visitation from 10:25-10:40 a.m.
  • Service

    Friday, July 31st, 2020 | 10:45am
    When
    Friday, July 31st, 2020 10:45am
    Location
    Marian Hall Chapel
    Address
    1100 Carmel Drive
    DUBUQUE, IA
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  • Interment

    Friday, July 31st, 2020 |
    When
    Friday, July 31st, 2020
    Location
    Mount Carmel Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available

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