Richard L. "Dick" Cramer, age 75 of Menasha, passed away late Thursday, October 31, 2013. He was born in Oconto, WI on March 12, 1938 to the late Frances and Earl Cramer. On September 9, 1975 he married Pam Carey and together they raised 3 daughters.
Dick was a proud Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War. He was also a hardworking man, having been in the maintenance field for many years. He worked at R & B Grinding in Racine, WI before he and his family moved to Fullerton, CA, where he began working for N & M Health, and then Red Hill Lutheran Church and School. After retiring eight years ago, Dick and his family moved to Menasha. He greatly enjoyed four-wheeling with Pam all over the country, including many trips to Michigan and Kentucky. He also loved spending time with his family and being outdoors. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brother and in-laws.
Dick is survived by his wife of 38 years, Pam; his daughters: Carey (Jason Van Eperen) McElrath; Sandy (Nick) Cramer-Scherer; and Cindy (Tomas Lopez) Cramer; and his five grandchildren: Christian; Kathryn; Morgan; Jordyn; and Jace. He is further survived by his siblings: Lois (Craig) Chittum; William (Sandy) Cramer; and Cyndy (Jeff) Mech; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and by Pam's parents: Evelyn and James Carey.
The funeral service for Dick will be held at NOON on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Menasha's Westgor Funeral Home, Rev. Jeff Tengesdal officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service. Military honors will follow.
Westgor Funeral Home
1140 Appleton Rd.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Nov. 3, 2013