Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
Werner Kramer, 71, 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died 1:54 a.m. April 13, 2008, at Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, of complications following an auto accident.
He was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Chickasaw, to Henry and Rosa Holdheide Kramer. On July 25, 1959, he married Marilyn Quinter, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Randy (Nancy), St. Henry; four daughters, Deb (Steve) Wolters, Celina, Cheryl (Mark) Sherman, Russia, Ann (Dwayne) Hemmelgarn, Coldwater, and Teresa (Mike) Paulus, New Bremen; three brothers, Al (Lucy) Kramer, Maria Stein, and Andy (Ellen) and Norbert, all of Chickasaw; three sisters, Agnes Knapke, Versailles, Mary Ann (Gene) Overman, Minster, and Helen Connolly, Columbus; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Leon and Othmar; a sister, Freida Kramer and an infant sister.
He was a farmer, worked at the former New Idea, Coldwater, and was a salesman. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church,Celina, and served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Church, Celina, the Rev. Richard Reidel officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9:15 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.