Erwin Kraemer, 81, of Galena, IL died May 2, 2008, at the Galena Stauss Nursing Home. He was born on September 18, 1926, in Kenosha, WI, son of Erwin and Cora (Nelson) Kraemer.
He was a World War II Army veteran serving from January 1945 until his honorable discharge on November 24, 1946. He owned and operated Race's Paradise for over 25 years in Galena. He was a member of the Danish Brotherhood Lodge 14 of Kenosha for over 50 years.
Surviving are many cousins and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his stepfather, Jens Emanuelsen.
Military rites will be accorded following the gathering at graveside in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.