Ruth Marie (Underwood) Kramer passed away February 2, 2020. She was born on December 4, 1939 in Patoka, IN, to Maurice and H. Pearl (Stevens) Underwood. Ruthie graduated from Fort Branch High School and Oakland City College. She taught Jr. High English for one year at Patoka High School. On January 12, 1963, Ruthie married William (Bill) Kramer. They had five children and recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. Ruthie was an amazing seamstress, who custom-made wedding dresses for many brides, often working from pictures in magazines. She also loved old movies from the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and enjoyed old movie trivia. Ruthie was a long-time member of North Haven General Baptist Church.
Ruthie was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters-in-law Ann Underwood and Sue Kramer. She is survived by her husband, Bill, children Marti (Daniel) Suddarth, Bill (Ruthie) Kramer Jr., Emily (Kenny) Eberhardt, Nancy Kramer, and Alice (James) Doane; grandchildren Kate (Mike) Suddarth Perron, Scott Suddarth, Abigail Suddarth, Billy Kramer III, Logan Eberhardt, Jessica Eberhardt, Cory Doane, and Rebecca Doane; sister Marnica (Keith) Wilhite, brother Ron (Joyceann) Underwood; brothers-in-law John (Connie) and Tom Kramer, and fourteen nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held February 4th, followed by a memorial service at North Haven General Baptist Church (Evansville) at 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the General Baptist Faith Home. https://gbimissions.com/project/ruth-marie-kramer-memorial.
Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Kramer family.