OBITUARY

David "Red' R. Kremer

December 12, 1947November 6, 2012
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David R. “Red” Kremer age 64, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 9:20 P.M. on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at his residence. Red was born December 12, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio, to Betty L. (Cramer) Kremer of Versailles and the late Lewis A. Kremer. Red is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ruth (Ahrens) Kremer whom he married May 30, 1968; sons & daughters-in-law, Jeff & Jodi Kremer of Versailles, Ohio, and Dr. Jon & Vicky Kremer of Versailles, Ohio; daughter & son-in-law, Dr. Christina “Tina” (Kremer) & Donnie Goodson of Albany, Ohio; grandchildren, Jennifer, Josh, Cole, Will, Hope, Faith, Ethan, Adam and Paige; brothers & sisters-in-law, Tony L. & Mary Ellen Kremer of Celina, Ohio, Ron & Sheree Kremer of Versailles, Ohio, Dan & Jackie Kremer of Versailles, Ohio, and Ken & Julia Kremer of Versailles, Ohio; sisters & brothers-in-law, Diana & Dale George of Versailles, Ohio, Jo & Chuck Langenkamp of Greenville, Ohio, and Jill & Clarence “Butch” Simons of Greenville, Ohio; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Bill & Barb Ahrens of Versailles, Ohio, Marlene & Gale Ambos of Botkins, Ohio, Denny & Marty Ahrens of Sidney, Ohio, Betty & Mike Jones of Sidney, Ohio, Shirley & Bob Magoteaux of Versailles, Ohio, Gerri & Jeff Bunnell of Minster, Ohio, and John & Peggy Ahrens of Sidney, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Red served 6 years in the Ohio National Guard. Red was the former owner of Kremer Roofing Inc., in Versailles for 35 years. Red worked for 12 years at Delco Moraine in Dayton, while starting his roofing business. Red was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles; Versailles Knights of Columbus; Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles; Versailles Lions Club and Greenville Elks. Red loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He was an avid hunter, horseman and raised world champion beagles. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Military Services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard immediately following Mass at church. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Versailles Emergency Medical Services.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2012
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David "Red' R. Kremer

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November 15, 2012

Our sympathy to Ruth, Betty and the family. Know you are not alone and in many prayers and thoughts
Curly and Kay Coons

Steven Kelch

November 14, 2012

Prayers for the entire family, Red and I were friends back in the day,we only saw each other on occasion over the years, I know he was a good man and will be missed. Rest in Peace

Steven Kelch, Oro Valley Arizona

November 13, 2012

Ruth,
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Kremer family. Had a lot of good times with Red and will miss him.

Bob Griesdorn

Steve & Jo Varner

November 12, 2012

Ruth & Family.
So sorry to hear of "Red's" passing. Our thoughts are with you.
Steve & Jo Varner

November 10, 2012

Our sympathy and prayers are with the entire family!
Ed and Diana Westerheide & Families

November 10, 2012

We were so sorry to hear about Red's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Joe and Pam Coffield (Crestview, FL)

Carmen Snyder

November 10, 2012

Ruth,Betty and all of your family,
Know that Jon and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Always enjoyed chatting with Red and hearing "Red stories". My heart smiles when I think of those times.

Don Phlipot

November 9, 2012

It is difficult to understand why good people like Dave have to leave us so early. Dave was a real person, a friend, customer and competitor.

MIKE AND MARY BARGA

November 9, 2012

RUTH AND FAMILY,

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY. RED
WAS TAKEN FROM YOU AND HIS FRIENDS WAY TOO
SOON. PLEASE KNOW THAT YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS
AND PRAYERS AT THIS VERY SAD TIME.

November 9, 2012

At this time we want to extend our sincere sympathy on the loss of your loved one. So sorry that we could not make it to the funeral home. Our prayers are with you.

Mel & Agnes Bertke (Herb Kremer's daughter)