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Bernard H. "Bernie" Grams, Jr.

Published On: Mar 29 2014 04:39:06 PM CDT

WATERTOWN Bernard H. “Bernie” Grams, Jr. age 80, passed away suddenly on Wednesday March 26, 2014 at Watertown Regional Medical Center.

A Celebration of Bernie’s Life will be held on Sunday April 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Family and friends may call on Sunday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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Bernard H. Grams, Jr. was born on June 21, 1933, in Milwaukee, the son of Bernard, Sr. and Margaret Grams. He retired from Rexnord in Milwaukee, after 43 years of employment. He married the former Dorothy Hammer and she preceded him in death.

Bernie is survived by his sons Rick Grams of Greenfield, Daniel (Kris) Grams of Arizona, Robert (Candy) Grams of Watertown and David (Dana) Grams of Merrill, three grandchildren Rachel Grams of Pewaukee, Tyler Grams of Watertown and Danielle Grams of Merrill, 1 great granddaughter Audrianna Farkus of Pewaukee and his
companion Terese Vojacek. He is further preceded in death by a sister Alice Hicks, two brothers Theodore (Teddy) and Robert and his best friend Wayne Stamm.

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