Mary Ann Kramer


Mary Ann Louise Kramer, age 72, of Granite Falls, MN passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, January 2, 2023 at Granite Falls Lutheran Church, 350 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN, with Rev. Joyce Capp and Father Paul Timmerman officiating. Visitation will take place at the church from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on January 2, 2023. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

Mary Ann was born May 9, 1950 to Howard and Marie (Henrich) Friedrich in Arlington, MN. She was a 1968 graduate of New Richland High School, New Richland, MN and attended college at Stout State University, Menomonie, WI, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. On September 19, 1970, Mary Ann was united in marriage to Thomas Kramer at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Saint Paul, MN. They were blessed with 4 children: Jeremy, Laura, Rebecca, and Colin.

Mary Ann was co-owner of Kramer Law Office in Granite Falls, MN, serving as Office Manager and Bookkeeper. Mary Ann’s talents were many - she was a seamstress and quilter, and especially enjoyed projects for her 10 grandchildren. Mary Ann also enjoyed quilting retreats, doing crossword puzzles, cheering on the MN Gophers and MN Lynx, reading books, traveling to exciting destinations, listening to and making music, cuddling her sweet dogs, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Thomas Kramer; children Jeremy (Christine) Kramer, Owatonna, MN, Laura Eyre (Corey Jertson), Austin, MN, Rebecca (Christopher) DeVries, Wahpeton, ND, and Colin (Nichole) Kramer, Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren Lindsey, Brittney, Madison, Gabrielle, Ellen, Samuel, Emily, Brady, Leah, and Aiden; great-grandchildren Daniel and Juniper; brother Larry (Cindy) Friedrich, along with in-laws and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Marie Friedrich, her aunt, Margie Friedrich, and parents-in-law, Wallace and Gene Kramer.

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