George Kramer

Robert "Bob" George Kramer, 75, of Medford, Ore., passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at Providence Medford Medical Center. He was born on November 18, 1935, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to Foss and Muriel (Walton) Kramer. From 1954 to 1957, he served in the U. S. Air Force. On July 27, 1957, he married the former Dana Lee Ragsdale, who survives.

Bob was a school teacher for fourth, fifth, and sixth grades, at Wilson Elementary School in Medford, Ore. During the summers he worked as a fishing guide on the Rogue River. He enjoyed coaching football, basketball and track, as well as fishing and hunting.

Bob is survived by his wife, Dana; son, Kenneth Kramer; daughter, Karol Waits; and grandsons, Stephen and Kyle Waits. He was preceded in death by his parents, Foss and Muriel Kramer; and brother, Keith Kramer.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, January 21, 2011, at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, 1811 Ashland Street, Ashland, Ore. Rev. Josu G. Delgado, Jr., the Providence Medford Medical Center chaplain, will officiate. Private inurnment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, Ore.,