Robert E. Krammes
Mr. Robert E. Bob Krammes, age 79, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.
Born in Orwigsburg, PA, on December 6, 1931, son of the late Edward Krammes and Ruth Day Krammes, Bob was raised in Schuykill Haven, PA, a proud Pennsylvania Dutchman and career veteran of the US Air Force. In a military career spanning over 20 years, he served our country during both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
In civilian life, Bob was a retired employee of the University of Delaware, where he supervised the ice arena and outdoor pool facilities. He attended all the UD football games for many years and was an avid fan. In his leisure hours, he was a talented woodworker.
Bob was deeply loved by his wife and children and will be sadly missed. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda Krammes; sister, Dot Snyder; daughters, Ruth Morgan, Nancy Freeman, Kay Tommer, and Carla Otto; eight grandchildren; and a great granddaughter.
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086 (800/555-9140).
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