Herbert Fehner Kramer

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Herbert F. Kramer, 90, of Kansas City, Missouri (formerly of Leeís Summit) passed away on July 26, 2019. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Speaks Suburban Chapel. Mr. Kramer will lie in state from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church, located at 17200 E. 39th St., in Independence. Graveside services with full Military Honors will take place in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. in Alma. Contributions may be made to the Herbert Kramer Scholarship Fund, MCC Foundation, or Lutheran Hour Ministries. Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com. Arrangements by Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.

Herbert was born on March 3, 1929, in Blackburn, to Herman and Emilie (Fehner) Kramer. He attended Trinity Lutheran grade school, Alma High School and the University of Missouri-Columbia. From 1952 to 1953, Herbert served in Japan with the United States Air Force before serving in the Reserves.

Herbert taught Math at Westport High School and Metropolitan Community College-Longview. He also prepared taxes for H&R Block. Herbert served in various leadership positions with his local church congregation, as well with Lutheran Laymenís League, and Lutheran Mission Association. He enjoyed travel, visiting every state and almost all National Parks. Herbert was greatly loved and will be forever missed.

Survivors include his wife Gertrude Kramer; daughter Connie Kramer; sons Gary Kramer (Patty), Robert Kramer (Sheryl), and David Kramer; grandchildren Merry Macuzzi (Carl), Alex Kramer (Erin), Tiffany Hackworth (Brian), Melody Benson (Zachary), Sabrina Schneider (Frederick) and Jonathan Kramer; seven great grandchildren; a large extended family and many friends.

Herbert is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Emilie Kramer, and brothers Gerhard and Walter Kramer.