Sister Theresa (Amelia) Kramps, BVM died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa.
Virtual Visitation and Funeral Rite of Committal were Monday, May 4, 2020, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Sharing of Memories will be at 11 a.m. July 14 and may be viewed at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/bvmsisters/.
Sister Theresa worked in food service at the Motherhouse in Dubuque, Iowa, and at schools in Clinton, Iowa; Chicago; Saint Paul, Minn.; and Kansas City, Mo. She served as a school resource person in Phoenix; school secretary and elementary teacher in Wichita, Kan.; and Montessori teacher aide, elementary teacher, and computer operator in Kansas City, Mo.
She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Kansas City, Mo., to George Julius and Isabell (Twenter) Kramps. She entered the BVM congregation on Aug. 2, 1959, from St. Aloysius, Kansas City, Mo. She professed first vows on Feb. 2, 1962, and final vows on July 16, 1967.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers John, Thomas, Joseph, Donald, and Henry Kramps; and sisters Dorothy Aggeler and Adelma Stock. She is survived by sisters Barbara Stock of Chestnutridge, Mo., and Amelia Lee of Lawrence, Kan.; brother-in-law Donald Aggeler of Clifton City, Mo.; sisters-in-law Linda Kramps of Blue Springs, Mo., Judy Kramps of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Judy Kramps of Olathe, Kan.; nieces; nephews and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 60 years.
Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/support_donate.cfm.Kramps Theresa eulogy