FULTON—Rorrie Joseph Kramer, 42, of Fulton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, after a brief battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer.
He was born Jan. 12, 1979, and married Bridget Bentrup on Nov. 8, 2013.
He was employed at Elkay Manufacturing Company for over 20 years. Rorrie started as an operator on the assembly line and held many positions during his career at Elkay. He was recently promoted to Manufacturing Manager over the Savanna and Lanark facilities.
He was extremely proud that he recently completed his Master’s Degree with high honors from DeVry University.
Rorrie was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved playing basketball. He loved taking his Trans Am for a drive on a warm sunny day with the T-tops off, with his wife and his companions, Bella and Buster, along for the ride. Rorrie enjoyed gambling and playing cards. He loved to visit Las Vegas and the gambling boats.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Bridget; step-daughter, Hannah; brother, Rob (Teresa) Wagner and their son, Joseph; sisters, Rachel (Timothy) Honquest, Raegen (Brian) Weins; mother-in-law, Jil Tague; grandfather-in-law, Bernie Vogel; sisters-in-law, Holly (Randall) Price, Taylor (Kurt) Mangels, Charis (George) Phillips; aunts, Heidi (Tim) Wright, Wendy (Tom) Bahl; uncle-in-law, Mark (Dawn) Dingmon; nieces and nephews, Charles, Chloe, Hunter, Adam, Harley, Lylah and Gavin; cousins, Jeramy Hennessy and Hollie Lay.
He was predeceased by his mother, Roxanne Elliott, and grandfather, Robert Wagner.
The funeral service will be at noon Saturday, Jan. 23, with a visitation from 10 a.m. until the service in River Church, 2378 South 14th St., Clinton, Iowa, with Pastor Steve Lingle officiating. Masks and social distancing are required. A private family burial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family.
Arrangements lovingly handled by Rorrie's brother-in-law, Tim Honquest of Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park.
To share a memory or express condolences, visit honquestfh.com.