Wesley Harvey Grammer
Memorial services for Wesley “Wes” Harvey Grammer Sr., 83, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Mr. Grammer died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.
He was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Lone Star, the son of Walter Harvey and Ruby Elizabeth Rist Grammer.
Mr. Grammer was in the Air Force during World War II. 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.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ruby; brothers Alfred, Wilford and Howard; and sister Phyllis Wood.
Survivors include two sons, Wesley Jr. and wife Judy, Lawrence, and Rodney, Reno, Nev.; three daughters, Mary Cron, St. Louis, Wanda Haider and husband David, Denver, and Brenda Mabary, Pittsburg; two brothers, Darrel, and Gerald and wife Virginia, Lawrence; three sisters, Beulah Anderson and Wilma Stone, Lawrence, and Shirley Harris, McLouth; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
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.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.