Darl P. “Dirk” Cramer, 87, Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Dec. 20, 2020. He was born in Green Bay on May 28, 1933, to the late Peter and Marie (Zastrow) Cramer. Dirk enlisted with the US Army in May of 1953. On May 24, 1958, he married Pat Bienzen at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Dirk retired from the paper mill after 37 years. He also enjoyed fishing adventures out of the Suamico River for his family’s commercial fishing business. An outdoorsman at heart, Dirk had a passion for hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. Building/remodeling and traveling, particularly to Mississippi and Florida, were also favorites.
Dirk will be sadly missed by his wife, Pat; children, Mark (Bambi) Cramer, Jean (David) Laurent and Jodie (Leanne) Cramer; 5 grandchildren, Nick, Chad, James and McKenzie Cramer and Stephan Chicola; 2 great grandchildren; brother, Gary Cramer; special aunt, Shirley Rabetski; sister-in-law, Sandi Bienzen; and many other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Dirk is preceded in death by 3 siblings.
Private services were held. Online condolences may be expressed at www.Prokowall.com.
Dirk’s family would like to thank the staffs of Unity Hospice and Bellin Memorial Hospital for their excellent care.