Mary Brammer '42 was proud to support her alma mater

Mary Brammer
Mary Brammer ’42 and her husband, Harold ’43, established the Harold and Mary Brammer Endowed Fund in 2001 to enhance and expand the WSU Ablah Library holdings. Mary died on May 10.
 

Mary Brammer served many community and civic organizations during her life, but she and her husband, Harold, always had a sincere affection for Wichita State, their alma mater.

   Mary Brammer died on May 10 at the age of 93, two years after Harold’s death in 2011. He graduated from the University of Wichita in 1943, with a degree in mathematics and completed his studies at the University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental School. She earned her degree in psychology from WU in 1942. Many members of their families, as well as two of their children, attended Wichita State, as did Mary Brammer’s mother, Minnie Armour, who was housemother for Beta Theta Pi.

The Brammers believed that a strong campus library was essential to the excellence of a university.

   The Brammers believed that a strong campus library was essential to the excellence of a university and that it benefited both students and community. Through a generous gift, they established the Harold and Mary Brammer Endowed Fund in 2001 to enhance and expand the WSU Ablah Library holdings. They contributed in many other areas to Wichita State’s excellence.

   Mary Brammer leaves four children, John Brammer, Preston Brammer, Katy Graham and Elizabeth Brammer, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

 

 

 
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