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Carl C. Cramer

July 26, 1936 ~ July 3, 2019 (age 82)

Obituary

Carl C. Cramer Sr., 82, of Wapakoneta went home to his Jesus and the love of his life Barbara at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday July 3, 2019 at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima.

Carl was born on July 26, 1936 in St. Marys, OH to Oscar & Helen (Taylor) Cramer who preceded him in death.  On July 8, 1958 he married Barbara J. Welch and she passed away on March 23, 2017.

Survivors include 3 children; Brenda Rolling, Ft. Wayne, Carl (Jill) Cramer Jr., Wapakoneta, Michael "Scott" (Virginia) Cramer Sr., Scottsboro, AL, 9 grandchildren Rachel (Katie) McFarland, Erin (Zack)Hinton, Luke Rolling, Amanda Cramer, Adam (Tricia) Cramer, Michael (Pina) Cramer Jr., Terry Cramer,  Clinton Cramer, Samantha Cramer;  10 great-grandchildren, Alida, Dylan, Veronica, Carsen, Zac, Abigail, Trevor, Tatiana, Giovanni and Evie.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law Jon Rolling; a daughter-in-law Debbie Cramer and 12 siblings.

Carl retired from the U.S. Army as a Green Beret Special Forces serving two tours during the Vietnam War where he earned a Silver Star and a Purple Heart.  He also retired from the St. Marys Post Office.  Carl enjoyed parachuting out of airplanes with his children and grandchildren as he was even scheduled to do a jump this week.  He loved bowling and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday July 10, 2019 at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta with Rev. Dan Holbrook officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery with military rites being performed by V.F.W. Post 8445.  Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wapakoneta Community Worship Center.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.schlosserfuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 10, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services
615 N. Dixie Hwy
Wapakoneta, OH 45895

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 10, 2019

1:00 PM
Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services
615 N. Dixie Hwy
Wapakoneta, OH 45895

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