Linda Mary (Kramer) Peterson
Linda Mary (Kramer) Peterson was born to Lena (Mueller) Kramer and Henry Louis Kramer on Sept. 29, 1912 in Austin, Texas. She went to be with the Lord June 22, 2008.
Linda was a very sweet, loving person who was devoted to her family and friends. She was a hard worker who, at the age of 13, quit school so she could help support her family. Being the oldest of seven gir
ls, she helped care for her younger sisters.
All of her family and friends have enjoyed her great fried chicken, fried cabbage, pies and cobblers.
Linda married the love of her life, Willie Fred Peterson, on April 19, 1939. They enjoyed 46 wonderful years of country living. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1986. She was also preceded by three sisters, Irene Kramer, Laverne Abernathy and Kay Elder.
She is survived by two daughters, Billie Lynn Hodnett and Pat Peterson; son-in-law, Dannie Hodnett, Sr.; grandson, Dannie Hodnett, Jr.; granddaughter, Bambie Voldarski and husband, Kevin; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Roberta Kramer, Dorothy Kramer and Flo Millhollon.
She willed be missed by her kitty, “Baby,” her grand-dog “Travis,” and her grand-cat, “Brockie.”
Visitation was from 1 – 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday June 25, 2008, followed by a 2 p.m. funeral service at First Presbyterian Church in Lockhart, Texas, with the Reverend Terry Bozarth officiating. Serving as the pallbearers were Gary Millhollon, Gene Arbuckle, Tommy Millhollon, Ralph Elder, Pete Kramer and Dannie Hodnett, Jr.. Honorary pallbearers were: Brady Arbuckle, Kathy Meliopoulos, and Dee Anne Abernathy. Burial followed at the Bunton Cemetery, Dale, Texas.
A life celebration will be held at the Elm Grove Community Center, Red Rock, Texas after the service.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 397, Lockhart, Texas, 78664.
All funeral services with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644 (512)-398-2343.