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Bruce E. Kramer

June 12, 1934 August 14, 2010
Bruce E. Kramer
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PEORIA-Bruce E. Kramer, 76, of the Bay area in CA for 24 years, before returning to Peoria 2 ½ years ago, passed away at 12:06 a.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2010, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Born on June 12, 1934, in Galesburg, IL to Sheldon A. and Dorothea Welles Kramer. Surviving are his four children, Kandice Coile of Princeville, Kraig Kramer of St. Louis, MO, Tracy (Roger) Troxell of Peoria and Brian (Laila) Kramer of Salem, WI; four grandsons, Joshua and Zachary Coile, Kevin Ensor II and Kyle Kramer; two granddaughters, Britney Kramer and Khatarina Kramer; four great-grandsons, six great-granddaughters; three brothers, Charlie (Janice) Kramer of Oregon, Roger Kramer of Arizona and Rollie Kramer of Arizona; and two sisters, Carolyn Kirk of CA and Virginia Olmstead of North Dakota. He was preceded in death by his parents. Bruce earned his Associates Degree from Mayville State College in North Dakota. He was a Journeyman Electrician, a past member of I.B.E.W. Local 34 and San Francisco, CA Local, before retiring in 1994. He was a former member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was past President of the Peoria Motorcycle Club and a big fan of motorcycle racing. He taught and loved dancing. He also loved sailing, parachuting, hand gliding, scuba diving, flying and travel. Funeral Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Msgr. Jason Gray officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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