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Wilda Cramer

Wilda Loree Cramer, 88, Iola, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Wilda was born May 25, 1925, in Mildred, the daughter of William and Eula (Markley) Clay. She graduated from LaHarpe High School.
On Sept. 18, 1945, Wilda married Ray R. Cramer in Iola. They made their home in Iola most of their married lives. Ray preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1999.
Wilda was a homemaker and seamstress. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors are her daughter Joyce Lucke and husband, Joe, Chanute; three grandchildren, Sherly, Shelie and Joseph; three great-grandchildren, Mikayla, Reece and Matthew; three brothers, Gerald Clay, Le Roy, Billy Clay, Iola, and Vernon Clay, Minnoka, Ill.; two half-brothers Billy Clay, Humboldt, and Chuck Clay, LaHarpe.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Russell, Howard, Jerry Don and Wilbur Clay, and three sisters, Velda Joan Adams, Avis Cooper and Donna Sigler.
Family and friends will meet at noon Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola, before leaving for graveside services at the LaHarpe Cemetery at 1 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Wilda Cramer Memorial Fund and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
To sign the guest book online go to www.iolafuneral.com.

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