Wednesday, May 8, 2013


AGE:  85

ADDRESS: W4979 Dassow Ave, Medford; Town of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:40 P.M. Tuesday, May 7 at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau where she had been a patient for the past  1 day.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 11 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randall Jeppesen

INTERMENT:   Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION:  9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 11 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 28, 1927 in Whittlesey

EDUCATION: Attended Whittlesey elementary school

MARRIAGE: February 7, 1948 to Henry J. Kraemer, they celebrated 65 years together.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: They owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Medford until 1971. Loretta was also a housewife and mother. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing cards, camping, polka music and dancing, bird watching and flowers.

MEMBER OF:  Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

SURVIVING SPOUSE:  Henry J. Kraemer Jr. of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Bonnie Lindow of Medford, Roman (Joyce) Kraemer of Medford, Shirley (Roger) Weiler of Unity, William (Beverley) Kraemer of Medford, Beverly (Marvin) Krautkramer of Edgar, Larry (Kathy) Kraemer of Medford, Thomas Kraemer of Rhinelander and Gary (Lisa) Kraemer of Medford
CHILDREN DECEASED: Marcella in infancy and Grandson Scott Lindow

16 Grandchildren; 11 Great-Grandchildren and 4 Step-Great-Grandchildren

SURVINGING BROTHER & SISTER: Edward (Sue) Dassow Jr. of Medford and Marge ( Richard) Jensen of Medford
Sisters-In-law: Lorain Dassow of Medford, Catherine Dassow of Whittlesey Kate Dassow of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS & SISTERS: Elmer, Oscar and Lawrence Dassow, Esther Linzner, Melva Gengler and Erna in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Edward Dassow Sr.

DECEASED MOTHER: Anna Dassow ( Maiden Name: Lissner)
PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Granddaughters: Laurie Brost, Amy Kostner, Susie Doberstein, Sarah Jakel, Nina Kraemer, Jennifer Freeman and Lisa Marsh
Active: Grandsons: Joey Kraemer, Jimmy Kraemer, Travis Krautkramer, Craig Krautkramer,  Phillip Kraemer, Jeff Kraemer, Robert Lindow, Daniel Lindow and Jason Lindow

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Loretta’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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