Dorothy Cramer Obituary

Dorothy   Cramer
Dorothy Cramer

March 6, 1926 - September 10, 2017
Born in Madison, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, Illinois
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Dorothy L. Cramer, 91 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at University Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Dorothy was born on March 6, 1926 in Madison, Illinois; a daughter of the late Carl W. and Lucille K. (Perotka) Chrusciel. Dorothy was a cashier at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (Gateway Regional Medical Center) in Granite City, Illinois. She was a 55 year member of First United Presbyterian Church in Granite City, Illinois and a member of St. John United Church of Christ. Dorothy will be remembered for her giving heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.

Dorothy is survived by and will be missed by her daughter and son-in-law; Kathleen Cramer (Tim Kniest) of Jefferson City, Missouri; her brother, William Chrusciel of Coffeen, Illinois.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband; Donald E. Cramer, whom she married on June 25, 1948; her brothers, Charles C. Chrusciel, John W. Chrusciel; her sister, Marion R. Willmirth.

Friends may call on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Dorothy’s life, services will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Karla Frost officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, Illinois. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:30 AM


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