Lora Lynn Bram, 58 of Baraboo, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at UW Hospital.
Lora, daughter of LeRoy and Margaret (Rose) Kraak was born Aug. 18, 1959, in Madison. She graduated from Monona Grove High School, class of 1977. On June 20, 1987, she was united in marriage to David J. Bram at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Monona. Lora attended Madison Business College and received her paralegal degree. She proceeded to work for Lawton and Cates in Madison; she then attended the University of Wisconsin and on Dec. 22, 1991, obtained a degree in journalism. Lora furthered her studies by attending the University of Phoenix and received a master of business administration. Throughout her working career, Lora worked for various departments within the University of Wisconsin including medicine, oncology and surgery for more than 35 years. In her free time, Lora loved traveling, antique hunting, hiking, camping and having bonfires. She had a love for reading but nothing could compare to her love of family; especially her nieces and nephews.
Survivors include her loving husband of 30 years David; parents LeRoy and Margaret Kraak; siblings, Christina Zabel, James Kraak, Kathy (Rick) Vander Sanden; mother-in-law Sally Thompson; brother and sisters-in-law, Kathy Kristy, Scott, Will (Ali); nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends, as well as her special four-legged companion, Coco.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kevin Kraak, and father-in-law, Elmer Bram.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Sauk County Humane Society or Catholic Charities. Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.