William "Bill" A. Schram, age 92, of Miltona, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 19, 2012, at Lind Family Funeral Home in Miltona with Rev. Kirk Lee officiating.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
William "Bill" Archie Schram was born August 19, 1920, to William and Ottilie (Brueske) Schram in Parkers Prairie. He was baptized September 19, 1920, and confirmed April 14, 1935, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie. He attended country school and worked various jobs in the area before he moved to work in a C.C. Camp and shipyard in California. He was united in marriage to Hazel Wallner. Following their marriage they lived in the Twin Cities where they raised their sons, Steve, Michael and Alan. He worked maintenance in the St. Paul stockyards until his retirement, at which time he moved to Miltona where he lived until the time of his death. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. In his earlier years, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with friends.
Bill is survived by his three sons, Steve (Lou Ann) Schram of Whitefish, Montana, Michael Schram of Inver Grove Heights and Alan Schram of West St. Paul; three sisters, Adeline Quitmeyer and Irene Brunson both of Parkers Prairie and Verla Bowman of Forbes; and four grandchildren, Stevie, Jessica, Kendra and Ashley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hazel in 2008, five brothers and three sisters.