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Published January 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lester Vernon Kramer

Lester Vernon Kramer, 90, Fargo formerly of Heimdal, went to his heavenly Father as he was held in the arms of his dear wife Marian and daughter Pam on Saturday, January 12, 2013. In addition to his family, Lester had been tenderly cared for by Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Lester Kramer, son of Louis and Sadie (Nelson) Kramer, was born September 29, 1922 north of Hamberg. He was baptized in the Hamberg school and later confirmed in the Hamberg Lutheran Church. At the age of six Lester moved with his parents to Hamberg. He graduated from the 8th grade in the Hamberg School and attended High School in Fessenden. He then worked for Hoganson Construction building grain elevators in Garrison and St. Thomas, ND, and later Biggs, OR before returning to Hamberg in the fall of 1942.

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