NOEL KRAMER

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KRAMER Hon. Noel Anketell Kramer 1945 - 2018 Noel Anketell Kramer passed away peacefully at her home on May 31, 2018, surrounded by her loving family and devoted caretakers. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband, Franklin D. Kramer; children, Katherine Anketell Kramer and Christopher Anketell Kramer and his wife, Katherine Burghardt Kramer; three grandchildren, Nathan, Ethan and Anna; sister, Ruth Yarger and her husband, Noel Yarger. Professionally, she served as a judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia from 1984 to 2005 and as an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals from 2005 to 2011. She served as the Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division of the Superior Court from 2002 to 2005 and as the Deputy Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division from 1999 to 2003. Before becoming a judge on the Superior Court, she was an attorney at the firm of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering and an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia, where she was the Chief of the Grand Jury Section. Judge Kramer was born in Bay City, Michigan, which is located on the shores of Lake Huron. She was raised by her mother, Ruth LeRoux Anketell, and her grandmother, Alice King LeRoux. She attended Bay City Central High School, where she was later inducted into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame. She graduated with honors from Vassar College and from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as the Constitutional and Criminal Law Editor of the Law Review. Judge Kramer met her beloved husband during college. They stayed together for 52 years and were married for 48 of those years. They had two wonderful children and three adorable grandchildren. Friends will be received at Pumphrey Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 on Sunday, June 3 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, June 4 at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 3001 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. 20016, followed by interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, located at the intersection of Rock Creek Church Rd. and Webster St. in Northwest, Washington, DC. A reception will be held at the family home following the interment. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the , National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Dr., Suite 400. McLean, VA 22102 (https://alz.org/); the Alzheimer' Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (https://alzfdn.org/); or Georgetown Hospital, Memory Disorders Program, 4000 Reservoir Rd., N.W., Washington, DC 20057 (https://memory.georgetown.edu).In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the , National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Dr., Suite 400. McLean, VA 22102 (https://alz.org/); the Alzheimer' Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (https://alzfdn.org/); or Georgetown Hospital, Memory Disorders Program, 4000 Reservoir Rd., N.W., Washington, DC 20057 (https://memory.georgetown.edu).
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Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home
7557 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814-3501
(301) 652-2200
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Published in The Washington Post on June 2, 2018
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