Linda Kay Cramer, 66 years, of Van Wert, and formerly of Williams County, Ohio, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born June 13, 1947 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Cashius and Clara O. (Paxton) Cramer. Linda provided day-care for many children over the years. She also worked in the Dietary Department at the Bryan Hospital as well as providing cleaning services for several area businesses and churches. She attended Bryan Alliance Church where she was involved in the Children’s Ministries. She enjoyed making various crafts, playing bingo and baking. She had a strong belief in God and spent many hours praying for others.
Surviving is her daughter, Amanda Jane (Rick) Cramer Jewell of Grover Hill, Ohio; four grandchildren, Cyle, Ryan, Derrick and Jarrett; two great-grandchildren, Caden and Tegan; four sisters, Carol (Jim) Friend of Bryan, Sally Ormerod of Ladson, South Carolina, Lucy (Mike) Marvin of Pioneer and Rosie Gray of Bryan. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Robert and Gene Cramer.
Memorial services for Linda Kay Cramer will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 23, 2013 at Bryan Alliance Church, 220 West Fountain Grove Drive, Bryan with Pastor Gary Keisling officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506.
Those planning an expression of sympathy in memory of Linda Kay Cramer, are asked to consider memorial contributions to Van Wert Manor, 160 Fox Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891.