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Thomas E. Kraemer

August 7, 1932 ~ November 29, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Thomas Kraemer Obituary

Thomas E. Kraemer, 90, Marco Island, Florida, formerly of Marathon City and Wausau, Wisconsin, died Tuesday November 29, 2022 in Florida.


He was born August 7, 1932, in Marshfield, son of the late Anton and Ema (Altmann) Kraemer. Tom proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.   He married the love of his life, Marilyn Kundinger and sadly she passed away Monday, October 10, 2022 at their home in Marco Island after a long and well fought fight with Multiple Myeloma.


Tom had served the Wausau, Marathon City, Edgar and Athens area as a Funeral Director for many years, retiring in 1999, when the business was purchased by the Peterson Funeral Home.  Through the years, he had been involved in many church, civic and social organizations.


Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Kraemer; three sisters, Rosie Adler, Rita Gassner, Flora Christner; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Besides his parents and wife, Marilyn, he was preceded in death by two sons, Paul and Kory; two brothers, Paul and Richard; one sister, Arline Stangl.


The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday December 9, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon.  Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier will preside.  Burial will be in the family plot with his sons and wife in the parish cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.


Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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December 9, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Mary Church - Marathon
712 Market St
Marathon, WI 54448

Funeral Mass
December 9, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
700 Market Street
Marathon, WI 54448


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