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Werner Kraemer

June 15, 2012

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Memorial Service
June 21, 2012

5:00 PM
Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home
483 Chenango Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Family to do services at later date

Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home
483 Chenango Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

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Werner Kraemer, 70, of Conklin died June 15, 2012 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA, after a battle with bladder cancer. He was born in Heilbronn, Germany in 1941. He obtained his degree in Engineering from the University of Houston as well as his Master's degree in Mathematics. He worked for Link at NASA and was involved with the simulators for the Apollo Space Program. Werner had a long career in the simulation industry having designed and built simulators for a variety of military and commercial applications. He enjoyed music and studied voice. For many years he was a member of the chorus a the Binghamton German Club. He also enjoyed computers, travel and driving on his many trips with his wife Ursula. His greatest joy was being an Opa and he took great delight in his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ursula Pauly-Kraemer, his daughter; Katherine (Jeff) Short, his son; Siegfried Kraemer, his stepchildren; David Paccone, Lawrence Paccone, Ted (Michelle) Paccone, and Lynda (Kevin) Grierson, his mother Elise, his grandchildren; Lauren, Sondra, Jennifer, Alex, Abby, and Hunter, a sister Heidi Teuschner and brother and sister-in-law, Klaus and Efie.

The family will greet friends from 3:00 - 5:00 pm Thursday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango Street Binghamton. The German Club Chorus will present a memorial musical tribute for Werner at 5:00 pm. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends make a contribution to the German Club Chorus, 218 Loughlin Rd, Binghamton, NY 13904.

 Broken Chain, by Ron Tranmer

We little knew that day
God was going to call your name
In life we loved you dearly
In death, we do the same

It broke our hearts to lose you
You did not go alone
For part of us went with you,
The day God called you home.

You left us beautiful memories,
Your love is still our guide
And though we cannot see you,
You are always at our side.

Our family chain is broken,
And nothing seems the same,
But God calls us one by one,
The chain will link again.



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