Phillene and Jim Cramer

Phillene (Trautwein) Cramer, Clay Center, has been diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and is undergoing three rounds of chemotherapy in Manhattan. Phillene will also be having major surgery on July 9 in Wichita. She will then have three more rounds of chemotherapy in Manhattan. Phillene was born and raised in Clay Center, a 1972 graduate from CCCHS and married Jim Cramer in 1975. The couple lives in Clay Center.

A fund-raiser is being held at Ray’s Apple Market on Thursday, June 20, and Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Sloppy joes  will be served for $2 each.  There will also be an on-air auction on KCLY on Thursday, June 20, beginning at 1 p.m.  Thrivent Financial is also graciously providing $250 in supplemental funds.