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Gladys Wilmot Kramer

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Plymouth------Mrs. Gladys Wilmot Kramer, 89, a long time resident of the Plymouth, NH area died May 8, 2003 at the Genesis Eldercare Network-Laconia Center, Laconia, NH after a short illness.

Gladys, the daughter of Leo and Fannie (Chapin) Wilmot, was born April 23, 1914 on a farm on the banks of the Connecticut River in Lyme, NH.

She married George S. Kramer and together they raised registered Morgan horses in the 1940's on farms in Ashland, NH and North Thetford, Vermont.

During the 1950s and 1960's Gladys turned her interest to wood carving. Her fine wood carvings of animals and pins were successfully marketed through the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts shops.

Gladys&Mac226; special interest were gardening, cooking, and sharing the pies she made with her brothers, sisters, and friends. She would travel many miles just to visit friends and relatives confined to their home and nursing homes. Gladys was known for her spunk, her loyalty to those she cared for, and her sense of independence.

Gladys is predeceased by her husband, George, a son, Oren, and brothers, Earl and Maurice. She is survived by a son, Roger Kramer of So. Bristol, Maine, three sisters, Lelia Barret and Marjorie Hathaway of Lyme, NH and Florence Jenks of Fairlee, Vermont, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours.

A private memorial service at the graveside will be held later this month.

Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

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