The Free Press, Mankato, MN


December 2, 2012

Emma E. Schramm

—   Emma E. Schramm, 89 of Elysian, died on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur.

  Born on June 18, 1923, in Fairwater, Wisconsin she was the daughter of Walter and Louise (Fratzke) Keso.  She graduated from Green Lake High School in Green Lake, Wisconsin.  Emma married Reuben Schramm on July 24, 1945 at Trinity First Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.  She worked primarily as a homemaker and also worked at Hope Residence in Waterville.  Emma enjoyed bingo, knitting and playing cards.  She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterville.

  Emma is survived by four children, Sharon (Glen) Kelm of Waterville, JaNell Schwartz (special friend, Melvin Quiram) of Elysian, Rodney (Pam) Schramm of

Le Center, and Lisa Ann Lawrence of St Cloud.  She is also survived by three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one granddaughter-Kara Schwartz.

  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterville with Rev. David Mumme officiating.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church.  Burial will follow at Concordia Cemetery near North Morristown.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterville.  Prosch-Dennis Funeral Home in Waterville is handling funeral arrangements.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Roland "Tiny" Joblinske

    Roland "Tiny" Joblinske, age 88, of St. James, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System- Mankato.

    August 1, 2014

  • Mike Zinni.JPG Michael Zinni

    PGA Golf Professional Michael Zinni lost his brave battle against a brief and very aggressive lung infection on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret Setzer.JPG Margaret Jean Setzer

    Margaret Jean Setzer, age 84, died peacefully July 31 at Pathstone Crossing with family by her side.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret J. Setzer

    Margaret J. Setzer, age 84, of Mankato, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Pathstone Crossing in Mankato.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ella H. Stubbs Dumdei

    Ella H. Stubbs Dumdei, age 94, of Pembroke Pines, Florida and formerly of Janesville, died peacefully on Friday, July 25, 2014 at her home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Dorothy Davis.JPG Dorothy D. Davis

     Dorothy D. Davis, age 88, of rural Lake Crystal, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy A. Sohler

    Dorothy A. Sohler, age 102 of rural Mankato, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Laurels Peak in Mankato.

    July 31, 2014

  • Michael Joseph Zinni

      Michael Joseph Zinni, 65 of Mankato died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

    July 30, 2014

  • Aunt Jean cropped-1.JPG Margaret 'Jean' Cooper

      "Jean" Cooper passed away peacefully on July 28th.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy D. Davis

       Dorothy D. Davis, age 88, of rural Lake Crystal, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home.

    July 30, 2014