Elaine Cram, born May 28, 1949 passed away suddenly on the morning of March 07, 2016.
Elaine was predeceased by her husband Richard Cram; her parents Glenn and Violet Rose; brothers Harvey, Elmer, and Harold; close cousin, Mervin Greff; brothers-in-law, Louis Viguie and Mel Nemegeers.
Elaine is survived by her daughter, Candace (Dennis) Medeiros; her son, Stephan Hammerberg; and by Susan LaRose; her grandchildren, Amber Lorencz, Kristen Lorencz, Ryan Medeiros and Brandon Medeiros; and by Beau LaRose; brother, Leonard (Marnie) Rose; sisters, Helen (Homer) Greff, Edith Nemegeers, Ruby (Jake) Frank, Marjorie (Ron) MacDonald, and Donna (Dennis) Bodholdt; her countless nieces, nephews, and cousins; her many friends; and her many, beloved pets.
Daughter of Glenn Ayres Rose and Violet Beatrice Rose (née Bush), Elaine was born on 28 May 1949 at the Hospital in Bengough, Saskatchewan, the only one of her siblings not born at home on the farm, because at the time, giving birth at a hospital was the thing to do.
The youngest of ten children born to Glenn and Violet, she grew up on the farm near Ogema, Saskatchewan where she attended school before heading out to see where life would take her.
After a first marriage, she met and married Paul August Hammerberg. Elaine worked for CIBC in Regina for many years before she moved to Donalda, Alberta and married Richard Cram, becoming a lady farmer.
After Richard’s passing, many were uncertain about Elaine’s future on the farm but she was determined to set those people straight and spent twenty-five years protecting and nurturing the farm.
She was laid to rest next to Richard at the Donalda Cemetery on March 14, 2016
If desired donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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