Alex M. Kramer, age 85, of Sheboygan, died on Friday, May 4, 2012 at his home. He was born in Sheboygan on December 7, 1926 the son of the late Frederick and Mildred Mayr Kramer.
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Alex attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan North High School. He had a lifelong interest in electronics and spent many years designing and crafting custom stereo speakers. He also spent time building computers for family and friends. Crafting fine furniture was another of Alex's interests. Photography was Alex's great passion, and taking photos was an art form to him.
On February 8, 1958 he was united in marriage to Phyllis Guenther in Sheboygan. She preceded him in death on March 25, 2012. Alex retired from Hayssen Manufacturing where he worked for 30 years as an electrician and Production Supervisor. Prior to Hayssen he worked at R-Way Furniture Co. He was an honored war Veteran and served his country during World War II.
Survivors include his four children, Kathryn (Chris) Kramer Ryan, of Denver, CO, John (Sheila) Kramer, of Rogers, AR, Laurie Kramer, of San Diego, CA, Lance Kramer, of Sheboygan; two grandsons, Kyle and Cameron Kramer, of Rogers, AR; a sister, Carol McGowan, of IL and a sister-in-law, Diane Kramer. Alex is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Jack, his sister Doris Ottensmann, and her husband Lee and a brother-in-law, Jim McGowan.
A memorial service for Alex will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 11:30A.M. at the Novak-Ramm-Ziegler Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday morning from 10:30A.M. until the time of service at 11:30A.M. A private burial will take place.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.novakrammziegler.com
Published in Sheboygan Press on May 8, 2012