Lifelong Sherman County resident Brad L. Cramer, 43, died Saturday, February 2, 2013, at his home in Goodland, Kansas.
He was born December 20, 1969, in Burlington, Colorado, the son of Ramona Lee (Campbell) and George Creston Cramer. He attended and graduated from Weskan High School in 1988. He attended Northwest Kansas Area Vo-Tech in Goodland. He was a master electrician. He attended the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland. In May 13, 1989, he and Cathy Knodel were married, and they had one son Clayton Curtis Cramer.
Brad loved working with anything that was mechanical, especially vehicles. He worked for fifteen years with Duane Coash at his electrical shop. Duane said “There are many jobs I could not have completed without his help. Particularly, the ones that included climbing radio towers.”
He enjoyed hunting and being a ham radio operator. He was a former deputy for the Kit Carson County Sheriff in Burlington.
Preceding Brad in death were his sister Peggy Barnes; grandparents Creston and Eula Cramer, and G.W. “Bud” and Hazel Campbell.
Surviving family members include his son Clayton Cramer of Goodland; parents George and Ramona Cramer of Kanorado; sisters Cindy Townsend and husband Larry, and Candy Cox and husband Billie, all of Weskan; his fiancée Stacy Brashear and her daughter Destiny Brashear, both of Goodland.
A memorial graveside service will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 11:00 AM MT, at the Goodland Cemetery, with Pastor Darian Hybl officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established for his son, Clayton’s Education Fund, and may be left at or sent to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, Kansas 67735.