John W. Cramer (1889 - 1969)
Messenger Index, March 6, 1969
Services for John William Cramer, 79, Emmett, who died Wednesday in an Emmett hospital, were conducted Friday in Beatty Chapel by the Rev. Robert Jackson of the Church of the Nazarene. Interment followed at Emmett.
Mr. Cramer was born Oct. 3, 1889, at Long Valley, Idaho. He later moved with his parents to Gross, Hee was a mail carrier at Ola and a forest ranger for the Payette National Forest. He moved to Emmett in 1925 where he was employed by the Bureau to Reclamation. In 1942 he moved to Hawaii and to Gilcrest, Ore., in 1945, where he was employed in the lumber industry until he retired in 1953 and returned to Emmett the next year.
He married Mae Anna Erickson on Dec. 9, 1943, at Boise. Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, John W. Cramer, Molaala, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs. Viola Curtis, Settle, Mrs. Violet R. Einecker, Bend, Ore.; two step-sons, Howard Erickson, Emmett, and Edward Erickson, Boise; two step-daughters, Pearl Kesgard, Seattle, and Doris Burk, Renton, Wash.; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Two sons preceded him in death.
he first married Winnie Edith Davis, 2 June 1914; they later divorced.
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