Goshen News, Goshen, IN


January 23, 2013

Robert Kramer

SYRACUSE — Robert Kramer, 67, died Tuesday at his residence.

He was born Aug. 7, 1945 in Goshen, Matthew and Julia (Stump) Kramer.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Submarine Service. He worked as a real estate appraiser operating Kramer Appraisal Service. He was a member of the Wawasee Lakeside Chapel in Syracuse as well as the Friendship Harmony Baptist Church in St. James City, Fla. He divided time between his home on Lake Wawasee and spending winters in St. James, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, Esther Kramer, Syracuse; daughter, Lisa (Jim) Honey, Goshen; two sons, Mark (Kelly) Kramer and Jason (Justina) Kramer, both of Goshen; seven grandchildren; and a sister, Maxine (Joe) Hooley, White Pigeon, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.

Calling will be one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service Saturday at Wawasee Lakeside Chapel. The Revs. Harlan Steffen and Brad Cox will officiate.

Interment will take place at Marion National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church Missions c/o Wawasee Lakeside Chapel.

Eastlund Funeral Home, Syracuse, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at eastlundfuneralhome.com.

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