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 Dorothy <I>Kramer</I> Rowdon

Dorothy Kramer Rowdon

Birth
Mattoon, Shawano County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 2 Jun 2013 (aged 100)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 111817168 · View Source
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Dorothy, a resident of Amite, was born in Mattoon, WI on July 21, 1912 to Walter B. and Mary Niven Kramar. She died peacefully in her sleep in her apartment at the Forum Retirement Home in Houston, TX on June 2, 2013 with family by her side. She was 100 years old.

She was educated at Mattoon Elementary and High School and then at Ripon College in Ripon, WI. It was at Ripon where she met her future husband, Maurice A. (Rowdy) Rowdon. They were married on June 11,1934. They lived in WI until they moved to Amite in 1946. Dorothy was a member of Eastern Star and an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Amite, where she was a member for over 60 years.

She was preceeded in death by her husband, Maurice A. Rowdon, her parents, Walter B. and Mary Kramar and a brother, Edward Kramar.

Visitation will be at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday and funeral services will be at 10:00 on Thursday, June 6 at the First United Methodist Church. Interment Mulberry Street Cemetery, Amite.


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  • Created by: BMM
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Kramer Rowdon (21 Jul 1912–2 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817168, citing Mulberry Street Cemetery, Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by BMM (contributor 47116592) .