Patricia Ann (Walford) Kraemer

July 13, 1945October 6, 2020

Funeral services for Patricia Ann Kraemer, age 75, of Scottsbluff, who died October 10, 2020 at home unexpectedly, will be held at Holy Cross Church in West Fargo, ND, October 28 at 2 pm with Visitation from 1:30-2 pm. Burial of the urn will take place at Riverside Cemetery Fargo ND. Online condolences may be left at and in lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Patricia was born July 13, 1945 at Devils Lake, ND, to James E. and Eileen Anne (Von Ruden) Walford, and received her early education from the Grand Forks, ND, schools, graduating from St. James High School. Patricia married Fred Kraemer in 1964 and they had two boys, Jeffrey and Daniel. Their union ended in 1978. Patricia graduated from NDSU with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Mass Communication. She held jobs in banking, retail, and education. In 1989, she worked in Vocational Rehab and Placement as an employment specialist for the state of Nebraska until she retired in 2014. She was involved with many organizations and committees: Red Hat Society, Elks, YMCA, Kiwanis, NE Governor’s Committee, and Chamber of Commerce.

Patricia loved to travel, play bridge, and spend time with family, grandchildren, and friends. She always had a smile and was full of enthusiasm. The Red Hat Society was one of her highlights, getting dressed up, and gathering with friends.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her sons, Jeff and Dan; brother, JC (Mary Ann Phelps) Walford; sisters, Betty (Greg) Coleman and Diane Wilde; grandchildren, Kristina, Chris, Charlie, Marshall, and Thea Kraemer; and great grandchildren, Love and Keaton Kraemer.


28 October

Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Holy Cross Church

West Fargo, North Dakota


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Bill Walford

October 26, 2020

We are Saddened to hear of Cousin Patty's passing, Our Sympathy to her family. I always enjoyed visiting with her at family events through the years. RIP.

Rawnda Pierce

October 25, 2020

I worked in the same building with Pat at Bluffs Business Center for several years and whenever I saw her she was very kind and pleasant. I am sure you will miss her smiling face and bubbly personality. She will be missed. Rawnda Pierce with Twin Cities Development

Shelli (Morgan) Dietrich

October 18, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear about this. I knew Pat when I worked for WNCC YEARS ago, and she was always SO supportive and kind to me as I tried to find a place in the "social services" working world. She visited me at one job that I held and was so proud of my accomplishments. Pat knew a lot of folks here in the Valley and she will be missed by many. Condolences to the family. :'(

Julie Malsam

October 17, 2020

What a classy lady! So much fun to be around! Her smile was infectious. My mom and Patty shared the passion for Red Hats Society! She will be greatly missed!

Karen Anderson

October 17, 2020

Pat always had a smile and positive word for all she met. She shared her time and talents with the community. I especially enjoyed our many adventures with the Red Hat Ladies. She was a great leader and served on the Scottsbluff/Gering United Chamber Board of Directors. Pat was a wonderful Chairperson! She always attended many community events.
She will be missed by many!!!

Renee Kautz

October 16, 2020

My heart was sad to hear of Pat's passing. She was a lady in the true sense of the word. Kind with and infectious smile and laugh. You just felt good being in her company. She will be missed.

Rebecca Wilde

October 14, 2020

We were cousins growing up together in Grand Forks years ago. We both moved to new locations as adults. Many fond memories of holidays and family picnics in the city park every summer. God bless you and may you rest in peace.


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