Roger F. Kramer, 79
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Nov. 25, 1933 - Nov. 28, 2012
Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Roger Kramer, 79, of Watkins, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins. Roger passed away on Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. John Brunner will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery, Watkins. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday and from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, both at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins. Parish rosary will be at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the church followed by parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. and Legion/VFW prayers at 7:00 p.m
Roger was born on November 25, 1933 in Watkins to Edward and Eleanore (Schloesser) Kramer. He married Karen VonBank on January 28, 1961 at Jordan, MN.
Roger is survived by his wife, Karen Kramer of Watkins; children and their spouses, Walter and Deb Kramer, Flav and Kathy Kramer, Melvin Kramer, Marty Kramer, Norb and Michelle Kramer, Ron and Greta Kramer, Mary and Tim Geislinger, all of Watkins, Audrey and Doug Schneider of St. Michael, Shirley and Todd Groskreutz of Chaska, Cora and Jared Braun of Albertville, Ellen Kramer of St. Cloud; daughter-in-law, Lynn Kramer of Watkins; 34 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; brother and sister and their spouses, Lana and Dave Utecht of Shakopee, Howard and Mary Kramer of St. Louis Park.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Gordie in 2003; brothers, Sanford Kramer, Gordon Kramer; and sister, Donna Mae in infancy.
Ertl Funeral Home
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 29, 2012