Lisa Kramar (1938-2022) raised flowers and two sons


Lisa L. Kramar, 83, Rockton, Illinois, died suddenly at 2:46 p.m. Friday March 18, 2022 in Beloit Memorial Hospital.

Born April 23, 1938 in Monticello, WI, the daughter of Swiss immigrants Herman and Emma (Alplanalp) Graber. She graduated from Monticello High School in 1956. Lisa was a hairdresser before she married Robert Lee Kramar in Monroe, Wisconsin on September 22, 1962. 

After their marriage, the family moved to Rockton, IL where Lisa worked as a hairdresser for a short time, stayed home to help raise the children, and then worked at Dora's Diner in Rockton, IL for several years. She was a member of Life Church in Roscoe, IL and a former member of Old Stone Church in Rockton, IL. Lisa enjoyed traveling, working in her flower garden and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include sons Larry (Kelly Smithback) Kramar, South Beloit and Wade Kramar, Rockton; brothers Fritz (Beverly) Graber, Walter (Arlene) Graber; sisters Bertha (Kenny) Johnson, Dee Hall; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and sister Margret Underwood.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday March 25, 2022 in McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 am until time of funeral Friday.

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