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Willard "Jim" Cramer

March 30, 1929 — December 19, 2021

Willard "Jim" Cramer

Willard J. “Jim” Cramer, 92, died Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Bucyrus Community Hospital.



He was born March 30, 1929 in New Washington to the late John W. and Odelia R. (Burger) Cramer. After attending New Washington schools, he farmed the family farm until joining West Side Feed where he worked in the mill for 36 years. Jim married Mary Jo Lucius on January 9, 1954 and she survives.



Other than the occasional visit to Amish Country, Jim was a homebody who loved mowing, gardening, cutting wood, watching the Indians, and tinkering. He looked forward to family reunions where he could play ball and tease his loved ones. He was a lifelong catholic and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.



Jim is survived by his wife of nearly 68 years, Mary Jo Cramer; children, Bernard (Marlene) Cramer, Darlene (Roger) Boudinot, and Gerald Cramer; 9 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; sister, Ruth Weir; and sister-in-law, Norma Cramer.



In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by great grandson, Shayne Myers; brothers, Alfred (Marge) Cramer, George Cramer, Richard (Alma) Cramer, and Paul (Clara) Cramer; sisters, Beatrice (Paul) Clouse and Viola (Albert) Shell; and brother-in-law, Richard Weir.



Services will be held Wednesday, December 22 at Wise Funeral Service. Family will receive friends 10-11:55 am and funeral liturgy will begin at 12 Noon by Father Paul Fahrbach. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery.



Memorial donations can be made payable to COPD Foundation and given at the funeral home. Memories and photos can be shared on Jim’s Tribute Wall.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

10:00 - 11:55 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Holy Trinity Cemetery

, Bucyrus, OH 44820

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