Roberta Louise Brammer

BRAMMER, ROBERTA LOUISE, 66, a retired Jefferson County public school teacher, who once was recognized as "Teacher of the Year" for Kentucky schools, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2007 in her home. She was born January 31, 1941 in Louisville, KY to the late Robert and Mary Louise Williams Brammer. She attended Winchester Elementary School, Barret Junior High, and Atherton High School. In her junior year at Atherton High School, she was recognized as a Carnegie scholar and continued her education at Randolph-Macon College, Indiana University, and Northwestern University. She was a member of the Delta Delta sorority. Roberta was a long time resident of Strathmoor Village and a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, where she enjoyed teaching Sunday School. She was also an avid reader, gardener, and collector of antiques. She is survived by her son, Matthew Coleman of St. Louis MO; her brother, Tom Brammer and his wife, Allison Perry Brammer of Tampa, FL; and by her nephew, Robert Brammer and his wife, Molly Rottinghaus. Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, August 26, 2007 at Highlands Family- Owned Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road with Greg Pope, Pastor of Crescent Hill Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30-2 p.m. Sunday at Highlands. A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2007 at Cave Hill Cemetery. Gifts of love and appreciation may take the form of flowers or donations to Crescent Hill Baptist Church or Brooklawn Child and Family Services.

Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 25, 2007