Gerald 'Jerry' Kramer, Aug. 24, 1940 — Aug. 26, 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | 6:34 p.m. CDT; updated 6:40 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gerald "Jerry" Kramer, 73, of Columbia, MO passed into the Lord's presence Monday, August 26, 2013.

He was born August 24, 1940, in Atchison, KS to Anna Mary (Gormley) and Eldon Lynn Kramer.

He married Sandy Bailey on August 3, 1963, Atchison, KS and she survives.

As an avid golfer, Jerry was a member of City Courses at Lake of the Woods and L.A. Nickell. He retired from LaCrosse Footwear in 2001 and from Boyce and Bynum in 2008.

In addition to his loving wife, Sandy, Jerry is survived by their children: David Kramer (Susanne) of Mukwonago, WI, Stephanie Daniels (Kirk) of Kansas City, MO, and Lori Clark (Marcus) of Columbia, MO; his brother, Tom Kramer of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren: Austin, Alyssa, Alex, Andrew, and Abby Kramer all of Mukwonago, WI, Kelsie, Lynsie and Bailey Daniels all of Kansas City, MO, and Jason Clark of Columbia, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary and Carol.

There will be a visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Memorial Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923.

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