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Beatrice Kramer

September 19, 1920 — August 22, 2018

Beatrice M. Kramer from Chicago, Illinois passed away Wednesday afternoon at The Franciscan Village in Lemont,  Illinois, where she had resided the past 6 years.  She was 97.  She was surrounded by friends and family.

Funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Victory, Franciscan Village in Lemont, Illinois at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Burial to follow at the St. Mary's Cemetery in Evergreen Park.  The family will receive friends at the Kosary Funeral Home, 9837 S. Kedzie Ave., Evergreen Park, Illinois on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.

Beatrice was born in Chicago on September 19, 1920 to Edward Doleshek and Bessie Kozel Doleshek.  She met Charles (Carl) Kramer and they were married
November 7, 1942.  They raised three sons; Don, Allan and Dale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Bessie Doleshek, her husband of 56 years, Carl Kramer and a brother, Edward Doleshek.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Patricia Kramer and an infant granddaughter.

She is survived by her three sons, Don (Jackie) Kramer, San Diego, California, Allan (Kathy) Kramer, Dothan, Alabama and Dale (Kathy) Kramer, Houston, Texas, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister, Charlene (Lou) Baron, Tinley Park, Illinois and 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

We wish to thank the staff at Franciscan Village for providing a home for mom and all the special care you gave her and to Vitas Hospice for your love and support and for making a difference in her final days.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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