Mrs. Catherine Jane Kramer

September 14, 1936 - May 29, 2019
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Obituary for Catherine Jane Kramer


Catherine Jane Kramer, 82, captain of her neighborhood watch, Arab horse jockey and stuntwoman, Pie Boss, and trekking master of all things in the Tortolitas, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Fondly known as “Jane” to her friends, her family never heard her called “Catherine”. She adored driving, especially in the reverse gear in her Subaru. She often claimed she could drive as well backward as any man could drive his pickup forward. From sacking Power Packs for MUSD to packing and moving those in need with the Helping Hands group at her church, her years were a testament to a life of service in Marana, AZ. She is survived by a family to whom she passed along her wicked sense of humor and life-threatening frugality: her husband Woody of 58 years, eldest daughter Julia Golden, two sons Joel and Brett, nine grandkids and two great grandkids. To memorialize this darling spit-fire child of God, a Celebration of Life will be held on June 8th at New Life Fellowship on Cortaro Road at 9:00 am with a reception to follow. The celebration will be held in the outdoor courtyard so please dress comfortably for the weather (85 degrees). If you knew her, please come celebrate Jane with us in song and memories. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jane’s favorite charity, Heifer International, would be welcomed.

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Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Time: 9:00 am

New Life Bible Fellowship


4900 W. Cortaro Farms Road
Tucson, Az 85742

Cemetery Information

Marana Mortuary Cemetery


12146 W. Barnett Rd
Marana, Arizona 85653


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Born: September 14, 1936
Died: May 29, 2019

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Kim Ward-Morelos posted on 6/8/19

I will always remember the first time I met your mom and seeing immediately what a profoundly sweet and feisty lady she was. Her smile lit up the room, and I loved watching her dance! I will always remember her that way. Love to all who knew and loved her—I know she will be forever missed. God Bless her dear, kind, generous soul in Heaven. ❤️


Keli posted on 6/8/19

Having met Jane through Marana Stockmen 4-H and her children, she was such a positive influence and I have to agree a spit fire. I am unable to attend her service, but Woody, Julia, Joel, and Brett you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will always carry fond memories of your mom with me.


Macanne Ormand posted on 6/8/19

I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray God give you comfort.


Debbie Jones posted on 6/7/19

I'm thinking of you Julia and your family at this time and always. RIP Jane. Hugs Julia.


Stephanie & Bobby Bell posted on 6/6/19

Your mom was one of a kind. I'm blessed to have known her. She loved you all so much. She will be greatly missed by ask who had the pleasure of knowing her. Big hugs to you all!