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Viola Schulz Kramer, 86 of Welcome, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2004 in
Bluebonnet Hills Care Center.
Viola was born January 5, 1918 in Welcome to Willie and Frances Posival
Schulz and attended Welcome School. On March 31, 1918 Viola was baptized and
on March 20, 1932 she was confirmed.
She was a member of Welcome Lutheran Church and it was here that she was
married to Erwin F. Kramer on November 11, 1937 by the Rev. I M. Mansur.
Viola Kramer was a homemaker and also helped on the farm alongside her
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Erwin on Nov. 10, 1974;
sister, Anita Thielemann; brother, Adolph Schulz; and niece Betty Joyce
Viola is survived by sisters-in-law, Beatrice "Bea" Helweg of Shelby, Leona
Surovik of Rosenberg, Bernice Gajeske of Brenham and Lillian Schulz of
Welcome; nephews and nieces, David Schulz and Bonnie of New Ulm, Marvin Lee
Thielemann and Gerry of Houston, Henry Holder of San Antonio, John and Betty
Pomykal of San Antonio, Glenn and Glynice Pomykal of Livermore, California.
Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Charles and Carol Surovik of
Rosenberg, Delores and Billy Watson of Tenaha, Rose Mary and Steve Ellis of
Hico, Robert Gajeske of Willis, Larry Gajeske of Brenham, Michael and
Shirley Gajeske of Brenham, Shirley and Sam Atwood of Shiner, Kathryn and
Roy Meredith of Houston, Sam and Pam Helweg of Houston and James and Eunice
Schulz of Welcome; and great nieces and great nephews.
Visitation was at Brenham Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004 from 5
p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 1004
in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Welcome. Pastor Jason Korthauer
officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were James Schulz, John Pomykal, Jr. Elo David "Sam" Helweg, Sam
Atwood, Mitchell Holder and Zane Schulz. Honorary pallbearers are David
Schulz, Marvin Lee Thielemann and Raymond Posival.
Memorials may be given to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Welcome.
Funeral services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, Brenham.


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