ANAHEIM, Calif. — Dennis Wayne Kramer, 65, passed away on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, after a short battle with cancer. Dennis was born to Henry Kramer Jr. and Darlene Running on June 10, 1952. He graduated from Frenchtown High School. After his service in the U.S. Air Force, Dennis moved to Anaheim, California, to work for Tamarack Scientific Co. Inc., as an engineer, from which he recently retired. He met and married Judy Kramer later in life, who unfortunately passed away in 2012.
Dennis is survived by his parents Henry Kramer Jr., Frenchtown and Darlene Slocum, Missoula, his sons Wayne Kramer, Tucson, Arizona, (Gail and grandson Kai), Josh Kramer, Mesa, Arizona (Amy and grandchildren Lukas and Abigail), siblings Dawn Overbaugh, Missoula (Paul and sons Justin, Brian, and Jake), Kate McLaughlin, Billings, (Randy and children Maegan, Tiffany, April and Troy), John Kramer, Billings (Amy, Dory and Michelle), Audrey Kramer (Missoula), step-sisters Shannon Hart, Missoula (Casey and family) and Trisha Miner, Butte (and family), aunts and uncles, Carolyn Kramer, Missoula (Lisa and Mike), Ken Kramer, Omak, Washington, (Kirk), Dorothy Middleton, Spokane, Washington (Jeff, Susan and Nancy), and Major General Nels Running, Arlington, Virginia, and numerous great nephews and nieces.
Dennis was preceded in death by his grandparents Henry and Margaret Kramer, Clint and Doretta Running, Doreen and Jerry Wilcomb (aunt and uncle), Lloyd Running and Bernie Middleton (uncles), step-father Jim Slocum, and step-mother Mary Kramer.
Dennis was loved by many people and we will have a gathering of relatives and friends for his celebration of life, in the spring of 2018. A full obituary and information will follow at that time.