Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Gunter E. Kramer

Gunter Erick Kramer, age 83, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center.  He was born in Schweidnitz, Germany, on August 3, 1929, son of the late Wilhelm and Martha (Nee: Hiecel) Kramer.

Gunter immigrated to the United States in 1955, to Florida and then to Racine.  On August 10, 1974, he was united in marriage to Maria H. Kröschel.  Gunter was employed by Hartman Hydraulics for many years, retiring in 1991 from Rexford Corp.  He also worked at Quad Machine Co. for a number of years and enjoyed fishing.  Gunter was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his loving wife of 38 years, Maria; his sons, Peter (Jackie) Kramer of Indianapolis, IN, George Kramer of Stanley, WI; five grandchildren, Paul (Julie) Kramer, Eric and Kari Kramer, Tabitha Scruggs, Katelyn Christensen; great-grandchildren, Justin and Christian Kramer; brother, Rudolph Kramer of Germany; special friend, Sally Hudec and son, Dennis; other relatives and dear friends.

Private services with entombment will be held at Holy Cross Mausoleum, Hwy 32.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Sally Hudec for her loving and compassionate care.

803 Main St., Racine  (262) 634-7888

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