Marilyn Jo-an Kramer, 72, of Pine Cove, went to be with her loving father, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, March 11, 2006 in Moreno Valley.

She was born to Wilburn and Mae Brewer on June 22, 1933 in Pasadena.

After being an accomplished musician at a very young age, she met and married the love of her life, Richard Kramer, and they were married for 53 years. She was a homemaker.

The Kramers moved to Pine Cove in 1981 where they were involved in many community events. Mrs. Kramer was an active ham radio operator and belonged to the Idyllwild Mile High Radio Club. She helped with the fire patrol when needed. She also was involved with the Elks Lodge, Eastern Star and Klamath River Camping Clan.

She attended Valley Christian Church in Moreno Valley where she and her husband renewed their wedding vows on their 50th anniversary.

Memorial services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Valley Christian Church in Moreno Valley. Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont is handling arrangements. Inurnment will be private.

She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Kramer of Pine Cove; two sons, Roger W. Kramer (Lori) of Moreno Valley and Mark R. Kramer (Debbie) of San Bernardino; two daughters, Cynthia D. Kramer of Martin City, Mont., and Kimberly L. Moorehead (Jeff) of Glendora; and nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many loving family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to the Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties, 6235 River Crest Drive, Suite L, Riverside, CA 92507.