Kramme, Keith Linn

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 11:00 Am to 12:00 Noon

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 12:00 Noon

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Virginia Mines Cemetery, Lonedell, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Virginia Mines Cemetery, Lonedell, MO


Keith Linn Kramme of Marthasville, MO departed this life in Washington, MO on November 8, 2017, having reached the age of sixth-seven years and nine days. Keith was born in Washington, MO on October 9, 1950, son of Albert Phillip Kramme and Gladys Jane Kramme nee Gullett.

Keith is survived by his special cousin, Imogene Travis of St. Clair, MO; by four special second cousins, Carole Cartwright of St. Clair, Ralph Travis and wife, Barb, of St. Clair, Linda Statler, known to many as Jeanie, and husband, Brad, of O'Fallon, MO and Grady Smith and girlfriend, Lavonne, of Luebbering, MO; by his cousins, Leon Gullett of St. Clair, Jenell Gullett and Glenda Kliethermes, both of Washington, MO and Delmon Bliss and Phyllis Orlando of Arkansas; by many other second and third cousins and friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Gladys Kramme; by three special cousins, Carole Rathgeber Stahl, Ralph B. Travis and Harold Rathgeber; and by one special second cousin, Richard Nunn.

Keith was a Christian having attended Virginia Mines Baptist Church in Lonedell, MO as a child. He in recent years he attended the Church of Christ at the Emmaus Home in Marthasville, MO. He loved to play cards, drink Coca Cola and eat out at restaurants. Keith loved to ride things, especially lawn mowers and four wheelers. He also enjoyed playing music on the radio and had a special fondness for old country music. Keith always wanted to hear about what was going on with his family and had lots of questions to ask about whatever it was. He developed a fondness for trucks and liked to talk about the trucking. Keith had a keen sense of humor and curiosity that was consistent throughout his life. What meant most to him was time spent with his family, as well as his family at the Emmaus home. The family wants to extend a special thanks to the everyone at the Emmaus Home for the many years they have been Keith's second family. They especially appreciate the love they have shown him and the kindness extended to Keith's family.

A kind and loving cousin, second and third cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were held at 12.00 PM Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Andrea Asselmeier officiating. Interment was in Virginia Mines Cemetery in Lonedell, MO. Memorials may be made to Virginia Mines Cemetery.