Wilma J. Kramer, 86, Carbondale: Feb. 6, 1935 – Oct. 18, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Wilma J. Kramer, 86, Carbondale: Feb. 6, 1935 – Oct. 18, 2021

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Wilma J. Kramer, 86, of Carbondale, Kan., passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at Brookside Manor, Overbrook, Kan. Wilma was born Feb. 6, 1935, in Topeka, Kan., the daughter of Andrew and Thelma (Snethen) O’Brien.

Wilma grew up in Overbrook, attending school there.

She married Edward Kramer, Oct. 24, 1952, in Topeka. He preceded her in death June 18, 2018. Wilma and Ed enjoyed square dancing all over the state and were members of the Friendship Squares. She was active with the United Methodist Women with the Overbrook United Methodist Church. Wilma and Ed enjoyed traveling, and spending time with their grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Jerry O’Brien.

She is survived by a son, Edwin Kramer, of Carbondale; four daughters, Joycelyn (Sonny) Roney, Carbondale, Anne (Greg) Stout, Burlingame, Kan., Kathy (Jerry) Nydegger, Burlingame, and Diana (Richard) Baldry, Topeka; a brother, Donald O’Brien, Topeka; and 12 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Overbrook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Davidson Funeral Home, Topeka. She will lie in state 1-5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association and sent in care of the Davidson Funeral Home, 1035 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608-1241, or see davidsonfuneral.com.


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