By Press Release
Published Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:40 am
Jessie L. Kramer died Nov. 4, 2015, at her home in Delta. She was 73.
She was born in Montrose May 9, 1942, to Floyd and Rita Mae Sanderson.
After her husband Michael retired, they spent the next 12 years RVing across the continental U.S., traveling to all but two states, Michigan and Wisconsin. They had previously visited Alaska and Hawaii. They spent their winters in Casa Grande, Ariz.
Mrs. Kramer enjoyed being a grandmother and great-grandmother, sewing, playing Bunco, card games with Bill and Sue Seuell, and camping with the Grand Mesa camping group. She was involved with the local quilters' guild, and did needlework with her friends in the Needlers. She founded the Delta Red Hat organization in 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Kramer; three daughters, Michelle (Mike) Davis, Lori Ann (Geoff) Atchley, all of Delta and Denise Kramer (Frank Ketcham) of San Rafael, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Davis, Jeena (Jesse) Hebert, John (Brandi) Davis, Jake Davis, Jacen (Annie) Davis, Stacy (Bryan) Bush, Brianna (Blake) Carlquist and Garren Atchley; 15 great-grandchildren and one on the way, Darius, Desmond, Emily, Elizabeth, Brylee, Brielle, Jaleena, Aubri, Chloee, Cole, Indie, Brooklyn, Jalissa, Jecey Jeen, Addallenn and Georgie Blueberry; one brother, Delbert Bruce; her uncle and aunts, J.C. and Vernell Sanderson and Eloise Sanderson; and special family, Donald (Dottie) Stucker of Cedar City, Utah and Dave (Sondra Stucker) Porter of Trappers Creek, Alaska.
She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Jesse and Loretta Jenkins; one brother, Horace (Sonny) Bruce; Earl and Lydia Stucker; an uncle, Bob Sanderson; and extended family.
Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, and a celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, both at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Taylor Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.