Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Larry Lynford Kramer
Service: April 12, 2015
Larry Lynford Kramer
Larry Lynford Kramer, 71, of Sullivan, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at his home.
He was born Feb. 2, 1944, to Edgar Sr. and Clara (Baneck) Kramer in Hustisford. His mother passed away when he was 9 years old. He attended Concord Grade School and graduated from Johnson Creek High School in 1962.
He was baptized on Feb. 23, 1944, and confirmed on March 30, 1958, as a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Concord.
Larry married Beverly Anne Boltz on Oct. 19, 1968, and became a member of St. John's Lutheran Church Golden Lake/Sullivan. They have lived in Sullivan on the family farm all their life.
He was a dairy farmer from a young boy on. Later on he worked on road construction, at Gaugert Implement Service in Sullivan and at Target Distribution in Oconomowoc until he retired.
Larry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Beverly Anne (Boltz) Kramer of Sullivan; four loving children, Cindy (Tom) Larson of Tomahawk, John Kramer of Stanley, Tanya Kramer (fiancé Trevor Maffei) of Portland, Ore., and Rick Kramer of Waukesha; two grandchildren, Ryan and Zackary Larson; siblings, Edgar Jr. (Darlene) Kramer, Mary (Robert) Wolter; sister-in-law, Helen Roessger; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Kramer Sr. in 1971, and mother, Clara (Baneck) Kramer in 1953 and brother, Wayne Kramer in 1995.
Larry enjoyed going fishing in his pond with his grandsons as well as going fishing in Madison with his brother-in-law, Eugene. He also enjoyed spending time playing cards with his family.
Larry loved farming, upon retiring from Target he continued his love of growing things by having a huge garden. This usually consisted of roughly 30 tomato plants. He also planted many watermelon, cantaloupe, onions, radishes, squash and Indian corn, much of which he shared with his family and friends.
He recently traveled to Utah with his wife by train to see God's creations with his daughter, Tanya and her fiancé, Trevor. He has traveled out to Portland a few times to visit her.
He enjoyed visiting rummage sales and flea markets, as well as tinkering with machinery with his good friend, Glenn. He was quite the handyman, was good at fixing things with what material he happened to have on hand.
Larry enjoyed visiting family and friends and enjoyed meeting up with his buddies for breakfast. He was also quite the jokester, he loved the comedy of Red Skelton, George Burns, Jeff Foxworthy and The Red Green Show.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, W407 Highway 18, Sullivan, WI 53178, with the Rev. Dean Zemple officiating, with a luncheon to follow.
Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. John's Lutheran Church in Sullivan, Rainbow Hospice or charity of choice.
He is now at peace with his Father in Heaven.

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