Eureka, SD-Funeral service for Alice A. Kramlich, 96, of Eureka will be 10:30 am, Friday, May 10, 2019 at Zion American Lutheran Church in Eureka. Rev. Ryan Gage will officiate.
Burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
There will be visitation Thursday from 4:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Alice died May 4, 2019 at Avera Eureka Health Care Center.
Alice Anna Martel was born January 6, 1923 to Emil and Emma (Jung) Martel on the family homestead in Edmunds County, SD. This is where she grew up while attending country school. She helped on the family farm.
Alice was united in marriage to Andrew Kramlich on June 8, 1941 in Zion Lutheran Church in Eureka. They made their home on a farm near Hillsview, SD, where they were general farmers. In the mid 1940’s, they moved to a Martel farm (Alice’s parents) and continued farming. They retired in 1976 but continued to make their home on the farm. In October of 2006, Alice and Andrew moved into an apartment in Eureka. Andrew died April 18, 2010. In 2011, Alice entered Hosmer Senior Citizens Home, later transferring to Avera Eureka Health Care Center in June of 2013.
She was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church. When Alice was younger, she and Andrew liked to go dancing and play cards. She enjoyed embroidery and with her friends, she liked to quilt and make strudels. Suppers with friends was always something she could look forward too and cherished that time.
Grateful for having shared Alice’s life are her children, Joyce (Larry) Wolf of Mina, SD and Kenneth Kramlich of Lodi, CA; three grandchildren, Troy (Michelle) Wolf of Sioux Falls, SD, Lyle Wolf of Sisseton, SD and Tammy (Randy) Jones of Lockeford, CA; nine great-grandchildren, Shawn Wolf, David Wolf, Jennifer Wolf, Tanner Wolf, Ashley Wolf, Julie Wolf, Amanda Wolf, Austin Jones and Brandon Jones and four great-great-grandchildren, Anel’a, Cooper, Jaxson and Nykolai.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Andrew, sister, Juanita Guthmiller and one grandson, Kevin Kramlich.
Honorary Casketbearers will be Troy Wolf, Lyle Wolf, Tammy Jones, Austin Jones and Brandon Jones and the Staff of Avera Eureka Health Care Center.
Casketbearers will be Alice’s great-grandchildren, Shawn Wolf, David Wolf, Jennifer Wolf, Tanner Wolf, Ashley Wolf, Julie Wolf and Amanda Wolf.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka has been entrusted with arrangements.