Robert (Dute’) E. Kramer

September 2, 1923 - April 23, 2010
Robert (Dute’) E. Kramer

Robert E. (Dute’) Kramer, 86 formerly of Pittsburgh, PA passed away Friday April 23, 2010 at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents Conrad and Anne Smith Kramer, brother James Kramer, sister and brother in law Betty and Fritz Dinkel and infant daughter Mary Kramer.

Dute’ is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Helen Kramer of Wilmington, NC, daughters Karen Budziszewski and husband Mike, of Wilmington, NC, Kim Kramer and son Kevin Kramer and wife Barb of Pittsburgh, PA, 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Dute’ served his country in the US Army in WWII and was an Omaha Beach Veteran on D Day. He was very active in Sports in Pittsburgh and was past president of the Pittsburgh Professional Baseball Association.

A Funeral Mass will be held in Pittsburgh at a later date.

Special thanks to the staff at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 823 Climax Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

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  • April 27, 2010
    Randy and Karen BIttner says:
    Please accept our condolences. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.