Mildred Kramersmeier, 95
Ledyard, Iowa — Mildred Kramersmeier, age 95, of Ledyard, Iowa, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Golden Living Center, Rochester.
Funeral Services will be held today, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Evangelical and Reformed Church, in Ledyard with Rev. Vic Vriesen officiating. Burial is in Highland Home Cemetery, Ledyard. Visitation was on Sunday, 5-7 p.m. at Bethany E&R Church, in Ledyard.
Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Blue Earth assisted the family with the arrangements.
Mildred was born June 9, 1916, in Ledyard, the daughter of Glen and Louise (Welfare) Vaughn. She was raised and educated in Ledyard where she was a 1935 graduate of Ledyard High School. She was married to Arthur A. Kramersmeier on Feb. 17, 1937, in Fairmont. The couple farmed the Kramersmeier family farm west of Ledyard for several years before moving to a farm southeast of Ledyard. They farmed for many years until retiring to Ledyard in 1979. Mildred was a longtime member of the Bethany E&R Church in Ledyard where she was active in the Unity Circle making many wonderful quilts for the church. She enjoyed quilting and sewing and grew many nice vegetable gardens through the years.
Mildred is survived by her daughters, DeEtta (Richard) Klatt, of Blue Earth, and Donna (Wayne) Lawrence, of Blue Earth; grandchildren, Don (Cindra) Klatt, Randal (Karen) Klatt, Renae (Kevin) Buchan, Rhonda (Eric) Payne, Jason (Carla) Lawrence; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur; and a grandson, Delmar Lawrence.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com