Albert Eugene ‘Gene’ Kramer

Death •  Aug. 8, 1936 — Nov. 1, 2012

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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:25 pm | Updated: 4:28 pm, Tue Nov 13, 2012.

Funeral services for Albert Eugene “Gene’ Kramer, of Tulsa, were held Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry.

Dr. Chet Veazey officiated and burial was in Fairfax Cemetery in Fairfax.

Honorary casket bearers were Jack Phillips, Christian Jensen, Floyd Moore, David Wright, Randy Huddleston, Bob Throckmorton, Larry Dodd and Bill LaPorte.

Gene was born Aug. 8, 1936, in Fairfax to Edward Glenn, Sr. and Gladys Laverne (Walls) Pease. He passed away Nov. 1, 2012, in Tulsa, at the age of 76.

Gene led a full life, having served eight years in the U.S. Navy and 12 years in the U.S. Army Reserves and Oklahoma National Guard.

He was employed as a Sergeant at Dick Connor Correctional Center from which he retired after many years of service.

After a short time in retirement, Gene returned to the workforce as a lead security guard at Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino in Tulsa.

Some of his happiest hours were spent on his Honda Gold Wing in the company of his motorcycle riding friends.

He is survived by his brother, Edward Kramer, Jr. and wife Doris; daughters, Charise Kramer-McComber and Sabrina (Kramer) Peart; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Gene’s honor be made to Saint Francis Hospice, 6600 S. Yale Ave., Tulsa, OK 74136.

Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home of Sperry.

Online condolences to the family can be made at johnsonfhsperry.com.

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