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Stephen Wesley "Steve" Cramer, 53, of New Goshen, passed away at 5:23 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Union Hospital. He retired as a fabricator from GE Aviation in Terre Haute, due to illness after 30 years of service. He was born July 19, 1964, in Clinton, to Vernon Wesley Cramer and Deloris Barnard Cramer.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Ann Smith Cramer, whom he married Feb. 21, 1997, in Clinton; two sons, Joshua Steven Cramer and his wife Heather of New Goshen and Bradley Michael Wilcox and his wife Ashby of Rockville; four sisters, Leanne Meadlo (Tim), Margaret DeLattre (Alfred), Elizabeth Pastore and Jennifer Baker (Travis); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Andy Smith (Sharon) and Jeri Plew (Terry); four grandchildren, Rilee Cramer, Mason Wilcox, Corbin Cramer and Liam Wilcox; extended family: the Lee Family, Evelyn Estrada, Terry Meadlo, and Dina and Tim Houser; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins; and many special friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Wesley Cramer; his mother and stepfather, Deloris "Yang" Bedwell and Richard Herbert "Poppy" Bedwell; a niece, Autumn Meadlo; and a brother-in-law, Butch Pastore.
Steve loved hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley Davidson. He enjoyed going for long rides in the country just to enjoy the ride and enjoy nature, looking for deer, ect. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren whom referred to him as Pa Pa Steve. He loved spoiling and tormenting the grandkids and jokingly harassing family and friends and he loved farming and helping Dave Gossett on his farm. He was a member of the Sons of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6574.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Richmond officiating. Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or American Heart Association with envelopes available in the funeral home.
Published on December 17, 2017
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