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Shirley Diane Kraemer

Graveside services for Shirley Diane Kraemer, 63, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 2, 2021 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kraemer passed away at 11:58 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.

She was born November 6, 1957, at Superior, Arizona, to Joe Darrell Johnson and Martha Elizabeth McAmis Johnson.  On June 1, 1974, she was married at Stanton, Missouri, to Mike Kraemer.  Mrs. Kraemer had worked at Baxter Lab, Wal-Mart and the United States Postal Service.  She enjoyed painting, doll making and photography; her grandkids were first in her life.  Mrs. Kraemer was a Christian.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Kraemer; two children, Shawn Owens and husband, Pete and Eric Kraemer and wife, Amelia, six grandchildren, Brandon, Elizabeth, Andrew, Colton, Olivia and Piper; her mother, Elizabeth Collins; three brothers, Darrell Johnson, Donnie Johnson and Daniel Johnson; three sisters, Sheryl Mercer, Sheila Cockrum and Shella Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.

Her father, one sister-in-law, Susan Johnson and two brothers-in-law, David Cockrum and Richard Mercer, preceded her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.