Memorial services for Wesley “Wes” Harvey Grammer, Sr., 83, Lawrence, will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Mr. Grammer died Monday, February 14, 2011 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
He was born January 24, 1928, in Lone Star, the son of Walter Harvey and Ruby Elizabeth Rist Grammer.
Mr. Grammer was in the Air Force during WWII he then worked at FMC in Lawrence. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, his dogs, and in his younger years building up engines in cars.
He married Dorothy Bingham in 1950, in Lawrence, she died in 2000. He then married Donna Johnson Wingert in 2001, she died in 2005.
Survivors include 2 sons, Wesley Grammer, Jr., and wife Judy, Lawrence, Rodney Grammer, Reno, NV; 3 daughters, Mary Cron, St. Louis, MO, Wanda Haider and husband David, Denver, CO, Brenda Mabary, Pittsburg, KS; 2 brothers, Darrel Grammer and Gerald Grammer and wife Virginia, Lawrence; 3 sisters, Beulah Anderson and Wilma Stone, Lawrence, Shirley Harris, McLouth; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ruby; wives, Dorothy and Donna; brothers, Alfred Grammer, Wilford Grammer, Howard Grammer; and sister Phyllis Wood.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
The family suggests memorials to the Wes Grammer Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.
Messages & Condolences
Your family is in our thoughts at this difficult time. I have many memories of Wesley and the entire Grammer family from my visits with Mom and Dad (Henry and Mary Lassen)
Judy and Wes, Saw that your dad died in the newspaper. So sorry, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Please know our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Wes provided our mom with several happy years before mom’s passing in 2005. He was such a nice, sweet man and I know he’ll be very missed.
Rhonda (Wingert) Yohn
Daughter of Donna Wingert Grammer
My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Wesley. Uncle Wes was a great man and always enjoyed his company. He will be missed. Love you all.
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