Erna Kraemer

Date of Birth

July 13, 1934

Date of Death

December 23, 2022

City of Death

Santa Barbara, CA

Erna was reunited with the love of her life on December 23, 2022.  Her beloved husband of 58 years, Richard, who died in 2015.  She was born in 1934 to Erwin & Marie, in Sheboygan, WI.  She attended Central High School in Sheboygan and then continued her education at Columbia Hospital for Nursing in Milwaukee, WI, graduating in 1955.  She married Richard in 1957 and they moved to Milwaukee.

As soon as she had her first child in, 1959, she was a stay at home mom.  She excelled in every traditional skill of a “homemaker”.  She kept a meticulous house and prepared incredible meals and desserts for her family.  Her hobbies were sewing, reading, bowling, and volunteering for many charities and organizations.

She is survived by her sister Irmgard of Sheboygan, WI, sister-in-law Kathy from Waukesha, WI, her three children: Doug (Sue) of Goleta, CA, Kris (Eric) of Kingwood, TX and Terry (Matt) of Santa Barbara, CA, seven grandchildren: Josh, Brett (Sandy), Daniel (Whitney), Colleen (Rick), Andrew, Jimmy and Anna and two great-grandchildren: Emerson and Richard.

Old Mission Santa Barbara; January 21, 2023 at 1:00 pm.


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