Darwin O. Cramer

Feb. 9, 1918 – June 16, 2012

Private family services for Darwin O. Cramer of Powell will be held and burial will be in the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial Cemetery in Greybull. Darwin, 94, did June 16 at Powell Valley Care Center.

He was born Feb. 9, 1918, in Vernal, Utah, the son of Megdlene T. Nielsen and Eric A. Cramer.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August of 1940 and served in the 373 Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion in the Pacific Theater. He was honorably discharged in November 1945.

He married Marguerite M. James Aug. 27, 1948. They lived in Red Lodge, Mont., Greybull, Cody, Sidney, Neb., and Powell while he was employed with Marathon Oil Co. He retired after 43 years of service.

Darwin enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading, working in his lawn and garden and spending time with his family.

He was a member of the Elks.

His wife Marguerite, his parents, brother Oren Cramer and two sisters, Marjorie Reid and Kathleen Shores, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, James D. and Judy Cramer of Thermopolis; daughter and son-in-law, Thomas and Connie Tucker of Sheridan, and three grandchildren.

Memorials in Darwin’s name can be made to the Elks Scholarship Fund, c/o BPOE 1431, Greybull, WY 82426.

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