Mrs Mathilda Peteranec Kramarić, née Peteranec, was born in Vagovina, Čazme, Croatia around 1884 and was the daughter of Martin Peteranec and his wife Jaga.
Mathilda worked as a domestic servant, was a recent widow and had three children: Ivo, Miško and Mara.
She boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger, having purchased her ticket from the agent: Viktor Klaus-Wildi, Buchs for 299 Swiss francs. (ticket number 349245 which cost £7, 17s, 11d). She was destined for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was travelling with Ignjac Hendeković and using her maiden name.
Mathilda Kramarić died in the sinking and her body, if recovered, was never identified. Her ticket was found on the body of Ignjac Hendeković.
Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
Hermann Söldner, Germany
References and SourcesGünter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos Zürich
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)