Kelli SchrammNovember 01,2012
Kelli SchrammKelli Schramm
OCALA, Fla. — Kelli Kennedy Ray Schramm, 49, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Legacy House in Ocala, due to esophageal cancer.
She was born in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of Frances and Daniel Kennedy.
She graduated with honors from Rutland High School where she was co-captain of the cheerleading squad and a Vermont state tennis champion.
Mrs. Schramm attended the University of Cincinnati and later became a gymnast, as well as a gymnast coach.
Survivors include her father and stepmother Pamela of Bonita Springs; her mother of Ocala; her husband, Peter; her daughter, Kennedy and her father Shawn Ray of Naples; three siblings, Kristin McLean, Tara Kennedy, both of Inverness, and Daniel of Portland, Tenn.; her grandmother, Frances Abatiell of Rutland, Vt.; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son, Braden Ray.
Services will be private.
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