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Alma Lorraine Howes Kramer
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1925
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1993
Fort Pierce
St. Lucie County
Florida, USA

Alma was born April 13th 1925. She was the only child.Her Aunt lived by my Father's parents so they knew eachother as children. Daddy had a goat & wagon that he use to play with. He would ask Mom to go for rides with him. They went to school together, Dated in High School, broke up. Mom got married to somebody else then started working for Daddy. She had 3 children, got divorced, married Daddy had 3 more & SPENT 45 YEARS TOGETHER.They were born 12 hours apart. Daddy always said that he knew as children that Mom was the woman that he was supposed to spend his life with.I know that all children think that the good LORD blessed them with the GREATEST parents, but in my case HE DID.They taught us love, respect, & disipline, but most of all , they taught us that thru example. I am so thankful to have had parents who cared enough about us to do that.I hope that My children & grandchildren will see that in my life thru example. Thank-You GOD FOR my WONDERFUL Mom & Dad

Your Mom...

This is a truly BEAUTIFUL piece. Please
read this at a slow pace, digesting every word and in not hurry....this is a treasure...

For those lucky to still be blessed with your Mom,
this is beautiful. For those of us who aren't,

this is even more beautiful.

For those who are moms, you'll love this.

The young mother set her foot on the path of life.

"Is this the long way?" she asked.

And the guide said: "Yes, and the way is hard.
And you will be old before you reach the end of it..

But the end will be better than the beginning."

But the young mother was happy, and she would not
believe that anything could be better than these years.

So she played with her children, and gathered flowers for
them along the way, and bathed them in the clear streams;

and the sun shone on them, and the young Mother cried,
"Nothing will ever be lovelier than this."

Then the night came, and the storm, and the path was
dark, and the children shook with fear and cold,

and the mother drew them close and

covered them with her mantle, and the children said,
"Mother, we are not afraid, for you are near, and no harm can come."

And the morning came, and there was a hill ahead, and
the children climbed and grew weary,

and the mother was weary.
But at all times she said to the children,"

A little patience and we are there."
So the children climbed, and when they

reached the top they said,

"Mother, we would not have done it without you."

And the mother, when she lay down at night looked up
at the stars and said, "This is a better day than the last,

for my children have learned fortitude in the face of

hardness. Yesterday I gave them courage.
Today, I 've given them strength."

And the next day came strange clouds which darkened
the earth, clouds of war and hate and evil,

and the children groped
and stumbled, and the mother said:

"Look up. Lift your eyes to the light.
" And the children looked and saw above the clouds
an everlasting glory, and it guided them beyond the
darkness. And that night the Mother said,
"This is the best day of all, for
I have shown my children God."

And the days went on, and the weeks and the months and
the years, and the mother grew old and she was little and bent.
But her children were tall and strong, and walked with
courage. And when the way was rough, they lifted her,
for she was as light as a feather; and at last they came to a hill,
and beyond they could see a shining road and golden gates flung wide.

And mother said, "I have reached the end of my journey.

And now I know the end is better than the beginning,

for my children can walk alone, and their children after them."

And the children said, "You will always walk with us,
Mother, even when you have gone through the gates."
And they stood and watched her as she went on alone,

and the gates closed after her. And they said:

"We cannot see her but she is with us still.

A Mother like ours is more than a memory. She
is a living presence......."

Your Mother is always with you. She's the whisper
of the leaves as you walk down the street;

she's the smell of bleach
in your freshly laundered socks;

she's the cool hand on your brow when you're not well.

Your Mother lives inside your laughter.

And she's crystallized in every tear drop.
She's the place you came from, your first home; and
she's the map you follow with every step you take.

She's your first love and your first heartbreak,

and nothing on earth can separate you.

Not time, not space... not even death!

Family links: 
  Myron Page Howes (1898 - 1984)
  Elsie May Waldron Quinn (1903 - 1974)
  Frederick Otto Kramer (1925 - 1997)*
  Marie Elizabeth Bollman Ervin (1947 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Umpawaug Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Charlotte Kramer-DeBuys...
Record added: Jul 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14840243
Alma Lorraine <i>Howes</i> Kramer
Added by: Charlotte Kramer-DeBuysere
Alma Lorraine <i>Howes</i> Kramer
Added by: Charlotte Kramer-DeBuysere
Alma Lorraine <i>Howes</i> Kramer
Added by: Charlotte Kramer-DeBuysere
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- MB
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013
Happy Birthday Alma...
- Diane Miller
 Added: Apr. 13, 2010

- Happy Heavenly Birthday Dearest Angel~Rhonda Sue
 Added: Apr. 13, 2010
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