Raymond L. (Ray) Kramer
Residence: Monticello (formerly of Lafayette), Indiana
Died: Sunday, December 20, 2009
Location: 1:00 a.m., at the White County Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 75
Date of Birth: Friday, August 03, 1934
Birth place:
 
 
Father: Henry J. Kramer  
Mother: Josephine (Vieck) Kramer  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Monticello, Indiana, community for the last eight (8) months, coming from Paducah, Kentucky
Funeral Date: Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Funeral Location: 10:00 a.m., at the Our Lady of The Lakes Catholic Church, 543 S. Main Street, Monticello, Indiana 47960
Clergy: Father Gerald Borawski of the Our Lady of The Lakes Catholic Church, Monticello, Indiana, officiating.
Burial will take place: I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana. ROSARY SERVICE AT 5:00 P.M., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2009, AT THE FUNERAL HOME.
Biographical Information: Ray was a 1953 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Vincennes, Indiana. He and his wife Pat, have lived in the Monticello, Indiana, community for the last eight (8) months, coming here from Paducah, Kentucky, where they had lived for twelve (12) years. They had also lived in Olney, Illinois for fifteen (15) years. Ray was a retired Pest Control Technician working for over forty (40) years in Illinois and Indiana. He was known as "Ray The Roach Man". He was a member of the Our Lady of The Lakes Catholic Church and the Knight of Columbus, St. John Neumann Council, both of Monticello, Indiana. Ray was a former member and a past president of the Robinson, Illinois Jaycees. He was active for over thirty (30) years with C.Y.O. (Catholic Youth Organization) in Illinois and Indiana. He was very involved as the moderator, basketball coach of the Youth School and Church, Cub Scout Leader, Marriage Encounter, Pre-Cana and other church activities in the Illinois and Indiana, communities for years and years. Ray was an avid Indiana University Sports and Yankee's fan. Ray's grandchildren called him "Grandpa Fuzzy Head". He was devoted to his family and a servant to the communities to where he lived.
Special Services: Rosary Service, Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at 5:00 p.m., at the the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home in Monticello, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the American Cancer, or Heart Assiciations, Enevelpes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On June 18, 1955, in Vincennes, Indiana, he married Patricia A. "Pat" Messel. She survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Patricia A. "Pat" Kramer of Monticello, Indiana;

Daughters,
Kathy (husband Mike) Barrett of Lafayette, Indiana,
Deb (husband Walt) Brune of Ponca City, Oklahoma, and
Michele (husband Craig) Vogeley of Dunedin, Florida;

Sons,
Raymond L, "Butch" (wife Kim) Kramer, Jr. of Monticello, Indiana,
John (wife Jennifer) Kramer of Calhoun, Illinois,
Jim (wife Tina) Kramer of Monticello, Indiana,
Rick (wife Annette) Kramer of Springfield, Illinois,
Chris (wife Denise) Kramer of Olney, Illinois, and
Shawn (wife Heather) Kramer of Winter Garden, Florida;

Grandchildren,
Raymond L. "Bucky" Kramer, III. of Logansport, Indiana,
Mickey Kramer of Fort Sill, Oklahoma,
Cody Kramer of Monticello, Indiana,
Brice Barrett of Portland, Oregon,
Melissa Barrett of Sandy Spring, Georgia,
Brandon Barrett of Redondo Beach, California,
Chris Brune of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
Lauren DeCoteau of Laurel, Montana,
Josh Kramer of Vincennes, Indiana,
Jenna Kramer of Olney, Illinois,
Jolie, Jonah and Joseph Kramer of New Harmony, Indiana,
Ryan Kramer of Lafayette, Indiana,
Craig Kramer of Monticello, Indiana,
Ben and Alex Kramer of Springfield, Illinois, and
Patrick and Michael Kramer of Olney, Illinois;

Thirteen (13) Great Grandchildren;

Sisters,
Monica Carie of Vincennes, Indiana,
Barbara (husband Lawrence) Carie of Effingham, Illinois, and
Anne Marie Lane of Decker, Indiana;

Brothers,
Richard (wife Ola) Kramer,
Robert Kramer, and
Wilfred Kramer, all of Vincennes, Indiana;
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Henry J. and Josephine (Vieck) Kramer;

Step-Mother,
Rosa Kramer;

Sister,
Hilda McGowan;
Adeline Carie and
Rosella McCoy;

Brother,
Olan Kramer;

Granddaughter,
Courtney Kramer.
Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home