Mildred Schram

Mildred M. Schram

Mildred Schram, age 96, of the Township of Berlin, was taken to her heavenly home, cradled in the arms of Jesus, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Berlin Memorial Hospital.

She was born September 6, 1916 in the Town of Warren in Waushara County, WI, the daughter of Edward and Ella Tews Schroeder. She attended Berlin High School. On June 3, 1939, she was united in marriage to Victor G. Schram at Grace Lutheran Church

The Schrams have owned and operated a farm south of Berlin for many years. They raised beef and dairy cattle, grew grain, and were always well known for their Strawberry Farm. She and her husband were members of the Nepeuskun Anti-Horse Thieves Association, she loved to garden and tie quilts. Mildred is the last of the Charter Members of Grace English Lutheran Church in Berlin.

She is survived by two sons; Richard (Charlotte) Schram, and Dennis Schram, both residing on the family farm; her daughter Diane (Don) Timm of Green Lake; daughter-in-law Candice Schram; ten grandchildren, Debbie(friend Kevin) Schram, Shari Zulke, Krista Wilson, Candie (Doug) Strebelinski, Corey (Jenny) Schram, Ken (Heather) Schram, Aaron (Ashley) Schram, Angie (Greg) Wentz, Denise Nelson, and Lisa Schram; ten great-grandchildren, Jay (Emily) Wilson, Rhonda Wilson, Josh Strebelinski, Cailyn Strebelinski, Sammi Nelson, Evan Ewald, Thomas Schram, Lilly Schram, Alexander Schram, and Bridget Schram; two great-great-grandchildren, Azelaya and Cora; and one sister Velda Jones of GA; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Victor on March 5, 2002; a son, Edward Schram; sister Pearl Beane; daughter-in-law Renee Yeska Schram; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and a grandson-in-law, Paul Wilson.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace English Lutheran Church in Berlin, the Rev. Scott Piper officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin. Friends and relatives may call at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Barbola Funeral Chapel.

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Funeral Home

Barbola Funeral Chapel, Inc.
282 E. Marquette Street Berlin, WI 54923
(920) 361-2755

Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Jan. 31, 2013