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Richard Dirk Kramer
Birth: Aug. 14, 1954
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 2010
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Dirk Kramer Dies; Funeral Services Saturday

Dirk Kramer, 56, of Decatur, died at 2:44 am. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Dirk was born on August 14, 1954 in Pana, the beloved son of Richard and Marge Carlock Kramer. He fought a courageous battle with cancer for seven months. He was a welder, assembler, and heavy equipment operator for Caterpillar for 35 years. He married Dawn E. Butler on Dec. 4, 1997. Dirk enjoyed camping, gardening, motorcycles, antiques, walking his dog Scout and he was avid bird watcher. Dirk loved watching his kids play ice hockey. He was a very proud father and grandfather He was everyone's friend. A memorial mass to celebrate Dirk's life was be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Decatur. The family greeted friends following the Mass. Family interment will be at a later date. Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Surviving are his wife, Dawn, Decatur; daughter, Katie Kramer, Decatur; son, Cotton and daughter, Quinn at home; granddaughter Brooklyn; parents Richard and Marge Kramer, Decatur; brothers William Brett (Maria) Kramer, Chicago and Darren Scott (Rachel) Kramer, Metamaroa; aunts Janet Porter, Phoenix, Patty Glascock, Oreana, Jean Redman, Maroa and uncle Greg Carlock, Pana, and many loving relatives in Pana. He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, uncles, aunts, and his favorite. ‘Uncle Frog" Cearlock.

Photographs and Obituary furnished by the Kramer Family via William Brett Kramer, Brother of Dirk. 
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  Margaret L Carlock Kramer (1936 - 2012)
  Jane E. Harrison Clope (1954 - 2013)
Graceland Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Columbarium
Maintained by: William B. Kramer
Originally Created by: Tim Naab
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
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Richard Dirk Kramer
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Richard Dirk Kramer
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Richard Dirk Kramer
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 Added: Jul. 20, 2016
Dirk, you are loved and missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers always.
- Sarah Elias
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
This page is sponsored by: William B. Kramer

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