Robert Eugene Cramer, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, August 1, 2009, at Covenant- Cooper. Age 78 years. The son of the late Leo James and Dorothy Eleanor (Brandenberg) Cramer was born April 19, 1931 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Patricia Ann Peterson, October 21, 1972. She survives him. He was employed by Saginaw Steering Gear (Delphi) retiring with thirty years of service. He enjoyed hunting, the Detroit Tigers and eating. Surviving besides his wife, Patricia, are nine children and their spouses, Victoria Larson, Midland, MI; Michael J. Cramer, Saginaw, MI; Michael V. and Diane Cramer, Sunrise, FL; Mark and Mona Cramer, Burt, MI; Karen Ibarra, Saginaw, MI; Bruce and Gwen Pelletier, St. Charles, MI; Susan and Jerry Lane, Houghton Lake, MI; David Pelletier, Pigeon, MI; Beth and Mark Draves, Freeland, MI; thirteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Lavonne Cramer; several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Yvonne Cramer and a brother, Kenneth Cramer, have predeceased him. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Directors, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Rob Richards will officiate. Friends may call at the Chapel from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday until the time of the memorial service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Diabetes Assoc. Mr. Cramer’s family wish to thank the staff and caregivers at Saginaw Geriatrics Home and Covenant CCU for their care and compassion.