Dennis Dean Kramer, 82

Dennis Dean Kramer, 82, of rural Wabash, died at 7:28 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru. 

He was born on March 23, 1939, in Wabash, to Harold Kramer and Virginia Mae (Baldinger) Forney.

Dennis was a 1957 graduate of Noble High School and received an associate degree from the International Business College in Fort Wayne. He married Judy Mendenhall in Wabash on March 20, 1961.

Dennis worked at HIZ Inc., Honeywell Inc., and was the bookkeeper at Pleasant View Nursing Home, all of Wabash. He attended the Richvalley United Methodist Church. Dennis enjoyed collecting antiques, gardening, mushroom hunting, painting, raising chickens, water skiing, and being near the water. He especially loved his family, and they were most important in his life.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Kramer of Wabash; daughter, Jennifer (Mark) Hill of North Manchester; three grandchildren, Michael (Amanda) Bowen of Dallas, Texas, Andrew Hill of North Manchester, and Zachary (Mischelle) Hill of Winona Lake; four great-grandchildren, Bethany Bowen, Henry Bowen, George Bowen, and Arthur Bowen.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Dennis may be signed at

Dennis will be greatly missed by his wife Judy, daughter Jenny, and the rest of his family.

Posted on 2021 Sep 29