LeRoy J. Cramer - 87
8/1/1927 - 4/9/2015
LeRoy “Smiley” Cramer age 87 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Alverno. There will be a private family burial Saturday, April 11th at Oakland Cemetery. Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
LeRoy was born on August 2, 1927 in Clinton, the son of LeRoy and Flora (Clausen) Cramer. He graduated Lyons High School in 1945. He served in the U.S. Air Corp and Navy from 1945-47. LeRoy married Elaine Sebald on April 15, 1950 in Dubuque, IA. He worked at E.I. DuPont Clysar division as a machine operator for 43 years before retiring in 1985. LeRoy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He enjoyed golfing, where he scored a hole in one, fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.
LeRoy is survived by his wife, three children; Linda (Bill) Balk of Thomsen, IL, Robin Crouch of Grenada, MS and Scott Cramer of Fulton, IL, 7 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and three brothers; Calvin (Janice) Cramer of Fulton, IL, Gordon (Pat) Cramer of Clinton, and Richard (Jill) Cramer of Arvada, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, one brother and one sister.
There will be a private family burial Saturday, April 11th at Oakland Cemetery. Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.View LeRoy J. Cramer's Guestbook