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Kenneth R. Kramer

June 21, 1948 April 15, 2019
Kenneth R. Kramer
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KENNETH R. KRAMER, 70, of Resthave Home in Morrison, IL, formerly of Fulton, IL, and Clinton, IA, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Resthave.

His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 20, 2019 at First Reformed Church in Fulton, IL, with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral service. Interment will be at the Fulton Township Cemetery at a later date. Memorials to Clinton Make A Wish, First Reformed Church, and Cure PSP have been established.

Ken was born on June 21, 1948 in Clinton, IA to Elmer and Irene (Hoogheem) Kramer. He was educated in the Fulton Grade School and was a 1966 graduate of Fulton High School. He continued schooling and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business from Central College in Pella, IA. In his younger years Ken worked in maintenance at Lock and Dam 13 and at Robert Stone Excavating. Ken’s employment career was in banking. He was one of the founders of Citizen’s First Bank in Clinton, IA, and was the Vice President of Commercial Loans. Ken was a member of First Reformed Church in Fulton. He served on the Board for Genesis VNA and also the Clinton Showboat. Ken loved antiquing and collecting railroad lanterns, oil lamps, arrowheads, Red Rider BB guns, model John Deere tractors and trains, and also Civil War memorabilia. He was an avid Chicago Bears and White Sox Fan. He also enjoyed raccoon hunting.

Survivors include his fiancée, Debra Bousman of Fulton, IL; three daughters, Kasey (Josh) Rosburg of Janesville, WI, Morgan (Keith) Ducomobe of Muscatine, IA, and Mackenzie (Alex) Zacholski of Luck, WI; two sons, Jason (Cara) Kramer of Bettendorf, IA, and Benjamin (Lindsay) Kramer of Elkhorn, NE; eleven grandchildren, Madolyn and Violet Rosburg, Jackson and Kiersyn Ducomobe, Henry, Genevieve and Enoch Zacholski, Ryan and Elizabeth Kramer, Beatrice and Leo Kramer; one sister, Sandy (Larry) Senior of Fulton, IL; his fiancée’s children, Briana (Jason Eckhoff) Berryhill, Brett Bousman, Brooke (Todd) McCoy, and grandchildren, Evan and Levi McCoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Brent Senior.

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Visitation

Friday

19

Apr

4:00 PM 4/19/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Apr

10:30 AM 4/20/2019 10:30:00 AM
First Reformed Church

510 15th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

First Reformed Church
510 15th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States
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