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Charles Richard Gramer

September 18, 1924 December 27, 2018
Charles Richard Gramer
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Obituary for Charles Richard Gramer

Charles Richard Gramer, age 94, lifetime Lapeer area resident, died Thursday, December 27, 2018. He was born September 18, 1924 in Swartz Creek, to Frank and Clara (Ghere) Gramer, the youngest of 13 children.

Charles graduated early from Lapeer High School, with a couple close friends, to join the U. S. Army. Mr. Gramer was an outstanding athlete in high school, receiving the Leland Baird Memorial Cup in honor of his athletic achievements. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army, during World War II. Mr. Gramer married the love of his life, Mary Grue, on June 2, 1944, while stationed in the North Augusta, South Carolina area. He worked as a repairman for General Motors, retiring from the Lake Orion Assembly Plant. Charles was devoted to his family and many dear friends, he will be missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Gramer is survived by his loving family…children: Carol (Larry) Grumley of Lapeer, Charles Gramer of Port Austin, Pamela (Rick) Joles of Roscommon, Deborah Planck of Lapeer, Laurie (Tom) Worden of Gladwin and Renee (Jim) Bishop of Columbiaville; 27 grandchildren; many many great-grandchildren; and sister Peg Garner of Paris, France. He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife of 73 years: Mary Gramer in July 2017; and daughter-in-law: Dee Lynn Gramer.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard, 1701 West Genesee Street, Lapeer, Michigan 48446.

Visitation will be 2-3PM Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Charles’ funeral service will be 3PM Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Muir Brothers. Deacon Dave VandenBerghe will officiate the service, burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lapeer, with military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard. Please share condolences and memories at www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com.


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Visitation at Funeral Home

Saturday

5

Jan

2:00 PM 1/5/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1/5/2019 3:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

5

Jan

3:00 PM 1/5/2019 3:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

Adams St.
Lapeer, MI

Adams St. Lapeer MI

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard

1701 West Genesee St.
Lapeer, Michigan 48446
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