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Laura Mae (Kramp) Meier

April 3, 1958 July 18, 2019
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Obituary for Laura Mae (Kramp) Meier

Laura Mae (Kramp) Meier, 61, of Lorena, Texas passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at her home, following a sixteen-month battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. A celebration of her life will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 10th at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main St, Aberdeen, South Dakota. A luncheon will follow at the fellowship hall.

Laura was born April 3, 1958 in Aberdeen, South Dakota to Alice (Olson) and Wendell Kramp. Laura grew up on a family farm with her three siblings. She was a 1976 graduate of Northwestern High School in Mellette, South Dakota. She attended Aberdeen School of Commerce and studied accounting where she earned an associate degree. She met the love of her life, Larry Meier, in 1978 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The couple was later married in 1982 and began their family in Bismarck, North Dakota. Later moving to Lorena, Texas Laura felt the calling to become a nurse and went back to school while raising two sons. She received her Bachelor of Nursing from University of Texas at Arlington. She enjoyed her career as a Registered Nurse and a Director of Nursing.

Laura enjoyed traveling and adventures with her family, and they have been to every state and Canada. She loved taking bike trips, jet skiing, boating, water skiing, snow skiing, and walking on the beach.

She is preceded in death by her father, Wendell Kramp; and step father, Paul Hopfinger.

Left to cherish her memories are her beloved husband of 37 years, Larry; sons, Justin (Sara) Meier and Derek Meier; grandsons, Jace and Jaxson Meier; mother, Alice Hopfinger; mother in law, Florence Meier; brother, Steven (Nora) Kramp; sisters, Anne Kramp, Linda (Milbert) Fix; sisters in law, Charlotte (Carl) Enger, Sharon (Myles) Vetter, Donna (Todd) Thronson, Jane (Robert) Holtz, Dianne (Mike) Noel, Brothers in law, Ronald Meier, Michael Meier; step siblings, Lyle (Donna) Hopfinger, Larry (Melinda) Hopfinger, Terri Hagman, Heidi (Richard) Troendele, Kevin (Kim) Hopfinger; numerous nieces and nephews; and many awesome friends.

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Celebration of Life




2:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM
Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home

1111 South Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home
1111 South Main Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States

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