Obit: Cramer, Lorenzo L. (1835 - 1895)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph, (Colby, WI), p5, 18 Jul 1895


Cramer--At the home of his son A.L. Cramer, on Tuesday, July 16th, 1895, of heart failure, Lorenzo L. Cramer, in the 60th year of his age. Mr. Cramer was born at Herkimer, Montgomery county, N.Y.,Aug. 18th, 1835, and married to Miss Wealtha A. Chesley, at Gouverneur, St. Lawrence county N.Y., April 8th, 1863. He came with his family, to Colby April 18th, 1874, and took up the homestead on which he lived so long and where his faithful wife passed away on the 30th of Aug. 1888. During Mr. Cramer's residence here he has continuously held the esteem and respect of his neighbors and many friends on account of his sterling qualities of honesty and uprightness. He was a member of Co. D. 60th N.Y. Vol. Inf, during the war of the rebellion, and was a member of Isaac N. Earl Post, G.A.R. He leaves a son, A.L. Cramer, and a daughter, Mrs. G.B. Dickinson, to mourn his sudden demise. The funeral occurs to-day, under the auspices of the G.A.R. Post, conducted by Rev. L.F. Brickels.

LOCAL MISCELLANY (on same page of paper)

J.P. Chesley of Stevens Point, brother in law of the deceased, attended the funeral of Lorenzo L. Cramer, to-day.



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