Pastor Joann K. Kramer
Pastor Joann K. Kramer, 70, of Athol, Kan. died Monday, May 23, 2016 in Smith Center, Kan.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 27 at St. John Lutheran Church, Athol, Kan., with Pastor Doyle Karst officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p.m., Thursday, May 26 with family present to greet friends from 6 - 7 p.m. at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center and from 8:30 a.m. until service time Friday, May 27 at the church.
Burial will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery at Winside at approximately 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran Church in care of the funeral chapel. www.allfaithsfuneralchapel.com
Pastor Joann K. Kramer was born Oct. 29, 1945 in Norfolk, the daughter of Elmer and Gesine (Heineman) Bauermeister. Joann was united in marriage to David Kramer on July 3, 1987 in Windside. She was a retired pastor and very proud of receiving this distinction.
Survivors include her husband David Kramer of Athol; three sons, Dallas (Anne) Nau of Kearney, Brent (Michelle) Nau of Forest Hill, Md., Aaron (Allison) Nau of Fremont; a step-son, Scott Kramer of St. Paul, Minn.; two step-daughters, Jenny Kramer of Eugene, Ore., Heidi (Wayne) Meylan of Ashland; one brother, Vernon (Candice) Bauermeister of South Dakota; five grandchildren, Avery Nau, Matthew Nau, Joshua Nau, Emily Nau, Mason Nau and three step-grandchildren, Wyatt, Ruby and Colt Meylan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Christopher Nau.
Arrangements are with All Faiths Funeral Chapel in Smith Center, Kan.