Richard John Kramer

July 6, 1958April 15, 2013

RICHARD JOHN KRAMER CROWN POINT, IN Richard John Kramer, age 54, was called home to be with the lord on April 15, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Susan A. Kramer (Gray); beloved daughters: Meghan (JD) Faulkner and Melissa (fiance Matthew Jackson) Kramer; dear siblings: Thom (Andrea) Kramer and Kathy (Mike) Coduti; brothers-in-law: Mike (Pat) Gray, Scott (Pam) Gray, and Kevin (Jane) Gray; sisters-in law: Kathy (Terry) Skaggs and Mary Kramer. Uncle to many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Helen Kramer; brother, Robert Kramer; and parents- in-law: Robert and Evelyn Gray. Richard was a graduate of Purdue University class of 1982. He went on to work in Quality Management for 31 years. Rick will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, and Christian. When he was not with his family, he was an avid golfer, softball umpire and he loved his beloved Purdue boilermakers. Rick touched many lives throughout his lifetime. He will never be forgotten. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church (7950 Marshall St., Merrillville, IN) with Pastor Gerard Isenberg officiating. Interment Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 Cline Ave., Schererville, IN ) from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Donations in Richard's memory may be made to Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church .


  • Visitation Friday, April 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 20, 2013

Richard John Kramer

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David Brich

June 9, 2013

Sue, I am so sorry to hear of Ricks passing. I enjoyed playing tennis doubles with him in high school. He laughed so hard at times when I imitated our coach Hugh Dawson. He will be remembered by me for all of the friendship he provided.
God Bless

April 30, 2013

Dear Sue, Meghan and Melissa,
So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. We are thinking of you with deepest sympathy.
Mary and John Ross

April 24, 2013

My thoughts for your family and that you rest in peace with God in heaven.Laura Graska Hamblet

Jane Abelman

April 24, 2013

Sue, please accept my deepest sympathy. Am thinking of you and your family.

Shirley Young Hall

April 23, 2013

I remember Rick from school he was such a nice guy!! Im so very sorry for your loss know he rests in the arms of Jesus

Pam, Jim, Jamie and Jimmy Roberts

April 23, 2013

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May you feel the comfort of God's loving arms around you and give you strength and peace.

Theodore McClendon

April 22, 2013

Rest in Peace, Rick Kramer. HHS 1976.

Bob & Jayne Barsic

April 22, 2013

Sue, Meghan, and Melissa,
We were very sad to learn of Rick's death. It was a joy to have gotten to known him during all the years of basketball, softball, and field trips at school. He was one of those people that makes the world a better place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days to come.
Bob & Jayne Barsic

Carol Lazarek

April 21, 2013

Sue, I am so saddened to hear of your husband's death. Please know that my prayers for God's strength and comfort will be with you and your daughters.

Gregory lefty Richardson

April 20, 2013

I'm worked n known rick for 10 year really a great guy I'm going to miss his hop in his walk an just being able to converse With him ,,he will be missed by the NSA family blessing to his family he was loved by all see you later Rick I know ur with the father ....