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.