Lewis F. Kramer
Alice H. Reber
George J. Reichert
Kate E. Lengel
Herman R. Kramer
Carrie Estelle Reichert

Verna A. Kramer


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William David Kile (Keil)

Verna A. Kramer

  • Born: 5 Apr 1909
  • Marriage: William David Kile (Keil) about 1925 in Mechanicsburg, PA.
  • Died: 31 Dec 2001, Harrisburg, PA at age 92
  • Buried: 2 Jan 2002, Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, PA. (Plot L18-12)

bullet  General Notes:

The 1920 Federal Census Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., PA, District 109, page 252B records Verna Kramer living as an "inmate" in the Children's Industrial Home. She is born in Pennsylvania however the place of birth of her parents is simply recorded as unknown, born in the U.S. This is probably the Verna K[C]ramer who will marry William Kile. Two other "inmates" include George (8) and Loyd (6) Kramer, possible brothers to Verna.

Mechanicsburg Cemetery:
Section 12, Lot 17 L : KILE Verna A 1909 31 Dec 2001 Kile, William D. & Verna A. Buried 2 Jan 2002; Age 92 Myers Funeral Home

The SSDI records:
Verna A. Kile SSN: 184-07-1014 Last Residence: 30183 Waleska, Cherokee, Georgia, United States of America Born: 5 Apr 1909 Last Benefit: 17055 Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States of America Died: 31 Dec 2001 State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951) ... note: The address in Waleska, GA is due to the fact that her son, Bill Kile (of Waleska, GA), was taking care of her finances at the time of her death.

According to Bill Kile, Verna lived in a nursing home in Lewisburg after her husband's death. She suffered from parkinsons and was eventually moved to Harrisburg Hospital where she died.

See general notes on her son, Bill Kile, for her Parents: Herman and Carrie Kramer
siblings George, Loyd, Katie Kramer - sister

Obituary posted at
Birth: May 5, 1909 - Pennsylvania
Death: Dec. 31, 2001 - Camp Hill, Cumberland Co., PA

Sentinel, The (Carlisle, PA) - Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Verna A. Kile, 92, of Woodlawn Center of Nursing, Fairview Township, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born May 5, 1909 in Little Rock, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Herman R. and Carrie Estellea Reichert Kramer and the widow of William D. Kile.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg.

Mrs. Kile is survived by a son, William D. Jr. of Waleska, Ga.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Donald J. Ciampa officiating. Burial will be in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.

Friends may call Wednesday from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to First United Methodist Church, 135 W. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Occupation: worked as a winder in a silk mill (1930 census).


Verna married William David Kile (Keil), son of John William Kile (Keil) and Katherine Margaret (Katie) Halter, about 1925 in Mechanicsburg, PA. (William David Kile (Keil) was born on 5 Apr 1907 in Mechanicsburg, PA, died on 16 Apr 1987 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA. and was buried in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, PA. (Plot L18-12).)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

From the newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph dated August 3, 1925 Page 9
Marriage licenses were issued here to the following couples from Pennsylvania:
... William David Kile and Verna A. Kramer, of Mechanicsburg; ...

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