Richard Lee “Dick” Kramer, 85, Wabash, died at 5:32 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born May 17, 1934, in Wabash, to LeRoy and Mildred (Long) Kramer.
Dick was a 1952 graduate of Wabash High School. He married Joan Williams at the Wabash Street Methodist Church on May 28, 1955. He was a longtime employee at Wabash Magnetics, sold cars for several years, and also worked 15 years at True Value in Wabash. Dick enjoyed going to his grandkids sporting events, mowing the yard, and being outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Kramer of Wabash, four children, Jeff (Mary) Kramer of Wabash, Jenny Hoover of Newburgh, Jody (Rollin) McCoart of Wabash, and Jon (Susan) Kramer of Huntington; nine grandchildren, Chad McCoart of Wabash, Andrea (Brad) Kaufman of Oreana, Ill., Megan (Chris) Pappas of Fort Wayne, Katherine (Ryan) Wagoner of Erie, Doug (Brittany) Kramer of Muncie, Christopher (Allie) Kramer of Fort Wayne, Matthew Kramer of Huntington, Alexandra (Frank) Roche of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Dane Hoover of Newburgh, and six great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Richard Kent Kramer, his infant brother Jack Kramer, and his great granddaughter Edie Wagoner.
Family will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash. There will be no funeral ceremony
Preferred memorial is Riley Children’s Hospital.