Mary Agnes Cram Gasser
Mar 30, 1935 - Apr 24, 2012
Mary Agnes Cram Gasser, 77, of Midland, was born on Saturday, March 30, 1935 in Scott City, KS and went to meet her Savior on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
The only thing she loved more than her family was her God. She was completely devoted to her church and played the organ at St. Frances Church for over 20 years. Music was a big part of Mary’s life. She taught piano lessons for several years and loved her students.
They learned so much more than just music.
She was the daughter of John F. Cram and Julia Frances Archer Cram. She went to Riverton High School in Riverton, WY and graduated in 1952. She married Eugene Gasser Jr. on August 3, 1952. They followed oil rigs for several years and then settled in Midwest, WY where they raised a house full of children. In 2001, they moved to Midland, TX to be near their family.
Mary is survived by her husband, Eugene, four sons and two daughters: Gary and wife, Tina Gasser of Casper, WY; Danny J. and wife, Lacy Gasser of Midland, TX; Ron D. and wife, Christe Gasser of Greenwood, TX; Rick and wife, Kim Gasser of Midland, TX; Jeannie and husband, Tim Kohn of Midland, TX; and Penney and husband, Dave Parker of Midland, TX; and one brother, John Cram and his wife, Sherry of Cheyenne, WY and several nieces and nephews. Mary is also survived by 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and ACTS, where she made many close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John F. Cram and Julia Frances Archer Cram, and two sons, Timothy John and Michael Eugene.
Rosary will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. A second rosary will be held on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 7:00pm at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, WY. A service will be held at Davis Funeral Home on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 1:30pm with graveside services to follow.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home of Midland and the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Condolences may be made at: www.ellisfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Ann’s building fund, 1906 W. Texas Street, Midland, TX 79701.