Tuesday, July 30, 2013



AGE: 88

ADDRESS: W4979 Dassow Ave, Medford; Town of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:10 P.M. Monday, July 29 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 2 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M Thursday, August 1 at Our Lady Perpetual Help, Whittlesey where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:15 A.M. Friday, August 2 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Whittlesey

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 31, 1924 in the Town of Medford

EDUCATION: Attended Frey Grade School in the Town of Browning

MARRIAGE: Henry married Loretta E. Dassow on February 7, 1948. After 65 years of marriage, Loretta went to heaven on May 7, 2013

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Henry served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947, where he served with the occupation forces in Japan. Henry owned and operated his own logging business for all of his adult life. They owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Medford until 1971. He also worked for the Taylor County Highway Department for a short time. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, watching birds, camping, digging ponds, and tinkering in his shop. He enjoyed polka music, especially Big Joe and Molly B.

MEMBER OF: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Whittlesey and the Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Bonnie Lindow of Medford, Roman (Joyce) Kraemer of Medford, Shirley (Roger) Weiler of Unity, William (Beverley) Kraemer of Medford, Beverly (Marvin) Krautkramer of Edgar, Larry (Kathy) Kraemer of Medford, Thomas Kraemer of Rhinelander and Gary (Lisa) Kraemer of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Marcella in infancy and Grandson Scott Lindow

16 Grandchildren; 11 Great-Grandchildren and 4 Step-Great-Grandchildren

SURVIVING SISTERS: Catherine Poehnelt of Marshfield, Mary Ann (Harold) Dassow of Medford and Eileen (James) Rogers of Marshfield
Brother: Edward (Dorothy) Kraemer of Medford
Step-Brother: Tony (JoAnn) Fleischmann of Medford
Brother-In-Law: Edward (Connie) Leader of Birchwood


DECEASED FATHER: Henry J. Kraemer Sr.

DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Kraemer (Maiden Name: Foremski)

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Granddaughters: Lisa Marsh, Laurie Brost, Amy Kostner, Susie Doberstein, Nina Kraemer, Sarah Jakel and Jennifer Freeman
Active: Grandsons: Robert Lindow, Daniel Lindow, Jason Lindow, Joey Kraemer, Jimmy Kraemer, Phillip Kraemer, Travis Krautkramer, Craig Krautkramer, and Jeff Kraemer

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Henry’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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