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1934 Cora 2008

Cora I. Kammerer

September 18, 1934 — May 28, 2008


September 18, 1934
Franklin County, Texas
May 28, 2008
Sanborn, Iowa

11:00 A.M. Tuesday
June 3, 2008
United Church of Primghar; Primghar, Iowa
Rev. Cory Flanigan ~ Officiating

“When We Stroll Across Heaven”
C.D. by Alan Jackson
“The Old Rugged Cross”
“When We Gather at the River”
Organist: LaNan Eldridge

Graveside service at 10:15 A.M. Tuesday June 3, 2008
by the United States Marine Corps
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Primghar, Iowa

After today’s service relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home


Cora Isabel (Monroe) Kammerer, the daughter of Oba Eugene Monroe and Ollie Bessie (Funderburk) Monroe, was born September 18, 1934 in Franklin Co., Texas. She joined the United States Marine Corps in 1953, during the Korean War and served two years. She was united in marriage to Roger E. Kammerer on July 17, 1955 in Yuma, Arizona and they celebrated 52 years together. She lived in Swansboro. North Carolina for 17 years and moved with her husband to Primghar, Iowa in 1980. She was a floral designer for over 30 years and worked for many years at Paradox Florist in Sanborn, Iowa. Cora passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Prairie View in Sanborn, Iowa.
She was a member of the United Church in Primghar and a life member of the Women Marine Association. She was a loving mother, wonderful cook, seamstress, golfer and avid reader. She laughed often, loved life and was a mean scrabble player. She also enjoyed her Texas roots and her Native American heritage and was extremely proud of having served in the Marine Corps.
Cora is survived by her loving husband, Roger of Primghar; four children, Sharon Domingo and her husband, Richard of Elko, NV; Roger Kammerer Jr. of Greenville, NC; Terry Kammerer and his wife, Donna of South Mills, NC; Gerry Kammerer and his wife, Jennifer of Lexington SC; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, one brother-in-law and one sister-in-law.
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