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August 14, 1911 - November 20, 2012
ARTHUR KRAMER, 101, of 1205 3rd Avenue, Fulton, IL, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, IA.
Art was born August 14, 1911, in Garden Plain, IL, to Henry and Katie (Decker) Kramer. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. Art married Ella A. Pessman on December 17, 1965, in Morrison, IL. Art was engaged in farming in the rural Fulton/Garden Plain area. He was a member of the First Reformed Church in Fulton and the church’s Men’s Society. He was also a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. Art enjoyed talking about farming and doing jigsaw and word puzzles. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching all sports on TV, especially the Cubs.
Survivors include his wife, Ella; one brother, Marvin Kramer of Fulton, IL; fourteen nieces, Sharon (Merle) Reisenbigler of Morrison, IL; Joan Hook of Morrison, IL; and Sandy (Larry) Senior of Fulton, IL; Lois (Steven) Andrews of Ocean Port, NJ; Vi Jones of Phoenix, AZ; Betty Martin of Phoenix, AZ; Ellen (Carl) Smith of Goodyear, AZ; Carol (John) Ledger of Peoria, AZ; Marie Wiersema of Peoria, AZ; Linda (Bob) Robbins of Rock Falls, IL; Lorna Witherow of Lyndon, IL; Sherri Argraves of Sterling, IL; Joanne (Warren) Musser of Sterling, IL; six nephews, Arlyn (Jane) Pessman of Morrison, IL; Gary (Lisa) Kramer of Fulton, IL; Wayne (Ruth) Kramer of Orange City, IA; Ken Kramer of Clinton, IA; Harold Pessman of Rock Falls, IL and Roger Pessman of Rock Falls, IL.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence and Elmer Kramer.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 PM Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home
OFFICIATING: Rev. Edie Lenz – Pastor: First Reformed Church – Fulton, IL
VISITATION: Noon until time of funeral service Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Fulton Township Cemetery – Fulton, IL
MEMORIALS: First Reformed Church – Fulton, IL