John T. Kramer, age 74 of Chaska passed away on Tuesday December 24, 2013 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center.
Memorial service celebrating the life of John held Monday December 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Johnson Funeral Home (141 E. First St.) in Waconia with Rev. Helmar Heckel as officiant. Gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the service. Interment in the Faith Rutz Lake Cemetery.
John Thomas Kramer was born May 1, 1939 in Minneapolis the son of John and Libuse (Sramek) Kramer. He was a graduate of the Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. John was united in marriage with Virginia Ehrich and this union was blessed with children Kelly, Stacy, John and Peter.
John worked in realty sales and over his career had been employed with Klingelhutz Realty, Coldwell Banker Realty and Edina Realty. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid sports fan. John cherished the time spent coaching his children’s sports teams.
John is preceded in death by his parents John and Libby Kramer; sister Kathryn Olson.
John is survived by his loving family: wife Virginia Kramer of Chaska; daughters Kelly Kramer of Plymouth, Stacy (Ken) Smira of Silver Lake; sons John (Jen) Kramer of Mayer, Peter (Cherie) Kramer of Minnetrista; grandchildren Ella Kramer, Charlie Kramer, Iris Kramer; brother Darrell (Pauline) Ridler; as well as other relatives and many friends.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Waconia Good Samaritan Center and the Waconia Westview Acres Building Addition.