July 22, 2010
NAOMA M. BRAMMER
(12/18//1921 - 7/12/2010)
Naoma Maxine Brammer, age 88, of Kahoka, MO, formerly of Alexandria, MO, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010 at 11:34 a.m. in Blessing Hospital where she had been a patient for six days.
She was born on December 18, 1921, in Alexandria, the daughter of Oma Ray and Evalenah Marie Mayer White. She married Harold Brammer on April 12, 1941 at the Methodist Parsonage in Canton, MO. He preceded her in death on April 26, 1999 following 58 years of marriage.
She is survived by three grandsons: Scott Hunziker and his wife, Lenee, of The Woodlands, TX, Jaryt Dean Hunziker and his wife, Amy, of Memphis, MO, and Heath Dail Hunziker and his wife, Kyla of Bloomington, IL; three great granddaughters: Lorelai of Memphis, Parker of The Woodlands and Macy of Bloomington. She is also survived by one sister, Juanita Day and her husband, Don of Cantril, IA; one brother, Dail White and his wife, Doris, of Memphis, MO; three sisters-in-law: Helen Hoewing of Farmington Hill, Michigan, Edna Buckallew and her husband, Glen, and Zola Brammer, all of Kahoka, MO; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; a daughter, Janice Kay Hunziker; her parents; a sister, Elaine Brammer and husband, Norman; a brother, Harold Dean White; her in-laws, Harry and Eva Walker Brammer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert Brammer, Wilson Hoewing, Clyde Maddox, Myrtle Beall and her husband, Arthur, Mary Alice Kinkeade and her husband, Walter, and Lucile Higbee and her husband, Lewis.
Naoma attended grade school in Alexandria and graduated from Wayland High School. She was a homemaker and worked at White’s Market and fireworks stands in Alexandria. She loved her family and was a great cook. Everyone looked forward to her Gretchen cookies she made each year at Christmas. She was a member of the Alexandria Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 16, 2010 at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Dr. David Castrodale officiating. Mrs. Cheryl Brammer was pianist and Mrs. Debbie Dienst, vocalist. Selections were “There’s Something about That Name” and “It is Well With My Soul”.
Honorary pallbearers were Dallas Smeltser, Lewis Kinkeade, Mark Day, Mike Day and Pat Huppert.
Pallbearers were Henry Dienst, Mark Drummond, Neil Derrick, Spencer Brammer, Stacy Alexander and Steve Brammer.
Burial was in the Frazee Cemetery.
Memorials were suggested to the American Heart Association, Residential Care Facility at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka where she made her home, or to the donor’s choice.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/wilsonfh.