Donna Mae Kramer, 85

Published 10:25 am Thursday, September 26, 2013

The funeral service for Donna Mae Kramer will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church, 109 Main Street in Hayfield, Minn., with the Rev. Zachary Wilson and Reverend Charlie Talcott co-officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield.



Donna Mae Kramer, 85, passed away on Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Donna was born on April 2, 1928, the daughter of Leo and Alice (Lewison) Mussman  in Claremont, Minn. She grew up on a dairy farm in Claremont and attended country school until eighth grade. She graduate from Owatonna High School and as a young lady she worked as a waitress. Donna was united in marriage to Donavan Kramer on Sept. 6, 1948, in Claremont, Minn. Donna enjoyed dancing, cooking, camping and was active in church activities. She was active in the First Presbyterian Church as a Honorary member of the United Presbyterian Women. Donna and Don enjoyed watching their children and grandchildren participate in various sporting activities. They were a prominent fixture in the bleachers at Hayfield High School  sporting events for decades.

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Donna is survived by her husband, Donavan Kramer, Hayfield; sons, Terry (Kathy) Kramer, Crosby, Minn.; Tim Kramer, St. Paul: Tom (LaVae) Kramer, Hayfield; Ted (Jane) Kramer, Hayfield; 12 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; three brothers, Duane (Mary Lou) Mussman, Dodge Center; Don (Pat) Mussman, Stewartville; Dale (Nancy) Mussman, Claremont; two sisters, Ila (Louis) Wagner, Rochester; and Sharon (John) Tuerk, Owatonna. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.