Mr. Kramer was born Dec. 15, 1929. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was employed later as a telephone repairman.

He was the husband of the late Audrey D. Kramer (nee Zablotny); the father of Paul (Kathleen) Kramer; the grandfather of Erik Kramer and Kelly Kramer; and the brother of Nancy (Gerald) Fisher.

A memorial gathering will take place Thursday, Nov. 6 from 3 p.m. until an 8 p.m. service at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. Interment is private.