Frank Leo William Cramer, 71, of Pontoon Beach, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at Collinsville Nursing and Rehab in Collinsville.
He was born Nov. 8, 1942, in East St. Louis, son of the late Francis Monroe and Mildred Ann (Kasprsyk) Cramer.
Frank graduated from St. Cyril and Methodist Grade School in East St. Louis and from Assumption High School in 1960 in East St. Louis. He served in the U.S. Air Force from March 10, 1964, to Dec. 22, 1967.
He went on to graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business
Administration. Lion Frank Cramer was a 30-plus-year member of the Lions Club of Pontoon Beach and served District 1-G as District Governor from July 1990 to June 1991. He was the first of his District Governors (12 Governors in all) to be awarded the “100% District Governor Award.” He was awarded a Melvin Jones Fellow by the Lions of Pontoon Beach. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Lions of Illinois Foundation. He has been awarded the “100% Pontoon Beach Lions Award” many times and also the Perfect Attendance award many times.
He was the proud father of Carolyn M. Cramer of Maryville and grandfather of Brad Hopke.
He is also survived by a brother, Bill (Linda) Cramer of Belleville and a sister, Barbara Cramer of Maryville.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Lions of Pontoon Beach or Granite City APA.
Online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com.