Ronald G. Kammer, 76, of Madison Heights, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at St. John Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights, of a longterm heart and lung disease. He was born Sept. 16, 1930, in Detroit. Mr. Kammer graduated from Denby High School in Detroit and attended Wayne State University. He served two years in the Korean War while in the U.S. Army, Field Artillery. He was a member of the Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, Warren. He retired in 1987 from IBM after a 33-year career. He enjoyed vacation homes on Huron Beach, Ocqueoc, and Vasa Lake in Lapeer. He was predeceased by his parents, Russel and Norma Kammer; in-laws, Walter and Mary Kromath; sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Earl Luetzow; and brother-in-law, W Walter Kromath. Surviving are his beloved wife of 52 years, Margarete (Kromath); children, Susan (John) Kelsey of Lapeer, Mark (Jean) Kammer of Oxford, Kristin (James) MacPhee of Royal Oak; brother, Duane (Judy) Kammer of Rose City; grandchildren, Gretchen, John, Rebecca, Gwendolyn, Genevieve and Sarah. Memorial visitation, Sept. 16 from 1:30 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 29860 Dequindre, Warren; cremation, Detroit Wilbert Cremation Service with burial of cremains at Great Lakes National Cemetery Holly; memorials, Amazing Grace Gardens, Amazing Grace Lutheran Church of charity of choice; arrangements, Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights.
Published in The Daily Tribune on Sept. 9, 2007.
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