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Michael Allen Kramer

10/30/1968 - 12/08/2022
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Michael Allen Kramer of Winneconne died peacefully on December 8, 2022, surrounded by his family at Ascension Mercy Hospital in Oshkosh. He was 54 years old. Mike was born on October 30,1968, to Larry and Pat (Groskreutz) Kramer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as the second of three children. Mike graduated from Winneconne High School in 1986 and went on to attend the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Marion University to receive a bachelor’s degree. He also attended the Mercy Medical Center School of Radiological Technology where he met his wife, Lynn. For most of his professional career, Mike primarily worked at Mercy Medical Center as a manager and systems administrator. In later years, he worked part-time at Cardinal Health. Throughout his lifetime, Mike made many lifelong friends and was known for his great sense of humor and fun-loving personality. He loved sports, especially football and the Packers.

Mike married Lynn Purath on October 16, 1993, and later became the proud father of two sons, Brett and Scott. He devoted his adult life to his boys, supporting both their academic and athletic endeavors. He loved spending time with his family, whether it was fishing on the lake or watching sports together. Mike and Lynn enjoyed antiquing together, gardening, and taking trips to Eagle River. They had a mutual love of Jeopardy!. Above all, there was nothing Mike loved more in life than being a devoted father and husband.

Mike is survived by many loving family members: his wife Lynn, sons, Brett (Chloee) and Scott; mother, Pat; brother, Vance (Bobbie) Kramer; sister, Kris (Dan) Pamer; mother-in-law, Roberta Purath; and brothers-in-law, Jim (Lori) Purath, Alan (Laura) Purath, Steve (Cheryl) Purath. He was a cherished uncle to six nephews, Matt Kramer, Zach (Sarah) Pamer, Ben Pamer, Chris (Amanda) Purath, Jordan Purath, Ryan Purath; and six nieces, Tami Kramer-Dillman, Brooke (Hunter) Frank, Melissa (Alex) Moen, Stephanie (Jacob) Pearce, Jessica (Spencer) Foth, Samantha Purath. He also leaves behind many other close family relatives.

Preceding Mike in death were his father, Larry; and his father-in-law, Al. Together they rest in Heaven.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 2450 W. 9th Ave. Oshkosh. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Greg Koepsell officiating. Burial will be in the Winneconne Cemetery.

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.  

Celia Zeinert wrote on December 23, 2022
My deepest sympathies to the Kramer family for your loss.

Bob and Cathy Niesen wrote on December 15, 2022
Please accept our sympathies for your loss.

Jill Reichenbergef wrote on December 15, 2022
Lynn and family, so many years have gone by since I last saw you! I have great memories of working with you both at MMC. Many laughs and good times! I am so very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. He was such a good guy! Wishing you peace and prayers for healing and comfort.

Debbie Folz wrote on December 14, 2022
My thoughts are with the Kramer family. Mike was an exceptional man. He loved his family! You now have an angel watching over you. Grief never ends…..but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith…. it is the price of love! Look for “signs” as they will be everywhere!

Fred Klein wrote on December 14, 2022
Lynn and family, so sorry to hear about about Mike. I've been away almost 7 years now but can still hear Mike laughing at his desk while I worked in the adjacent reading room. Always brought a smile to my face. Just a great person to be around. I will miss him.

Lee Heeter wrote on December 13, 2022
Sending sincere condolences and prayers for the Kramer family.

Deb Rodman wrote on December 13, 2022
My sympathies to the entire Kramer family. Mike will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Kelli Stuart - Access-MI family wrote on December 12, 2022
Sending my deepest condolences. Prayers for peace during this Holiday season and through-out this coming year. -Lord Lead the Way.

Michele Goodweiler wrote on December 12, 2022
Dear Kramer family, I send my most sincere condolences to your family. Mike was such a wonderfully caring person. Words can not express my sympathy that goes out to your family. Warm regards, Michele Goodweiler

Rick Ossanna wrote on December 12, 2022
Sorry to hear about the passing of Mike. Mike will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

sandeep rao wrote on December 12, 2022
Lynn and family, Very sorry for your loss.

Dave and Kathy Peppler wrote on December 11, 2022
All of our love and prayers are with your family. Mike was one of a kind he will be missed. It is a blessing Lynn and Mike found each other and were able to live a full and happy life. Our love and support are with Lynn and her family as they continue on their life journeys

Jeri Bye wrote on December 10, 2022
My heartfelt prayers for all of you . So sorry to hear of your loss.

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