Fr. William Kramer, C.PP.S., died in Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, 2014. He was a professor emeritus of chemistry from Saint Joseph's College in Rensselaer, but made his home at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, in recent years.
Fr. Kramer was born Oct. 13, 1919, in Coldwater, Ohio, to Jacob and Theresa (Gels) Kramer.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Thursday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at St. Charles Center, with Fr. Larry Hemmelgarn, C.PP.S., presiding. Burial will follow in the community cemetery.
Calling hours at St. Charles will be held on Wednesday, March 5, from 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home-St. Henry is handling the arrangements.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home - St. Henry
221 E. Main St. St. Henry, OH 45883
Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Mar. 4, 2014