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Cramer, Donald Otis
BORN: 14 June 1917 DIED: 5 Apr 1931 BURIED:  ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Baker, Baker Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
Name of father Otis W. Cramer
Maiden name of mother Lura Critchlow
1920 ID CENSUS - Donald Cramer, age 2 yrs 5 mos, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Otis, age 39, b. Wisconsin, and Laura [Lura], age 32, b. Oregon, along with Helen, age 12, b. Oregon, Letha, age 9 yrs 5 mos, b. Oregon, and Rose, age 1 yr 1 mo, b. Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Donell O. Cramer, age 12, b., Oregon, is enumerated with Otis W., age 50, married at age 26, b. Wisconsin, and Lura M., age 42, married at age 19, b. Oregon, along with Rose L., age 11, b. Oregon, Lloyd G., age 9, b. Idaho, and Phyllis M., age 4 yrs 11 mos, b. Oregon.
OSBH DC (Marion County 1931) #250 - Donald Cramer, male, student, single; b. 14 Jun 1917 at Baker, Oregon, d. 5 Ap 1931 in Salem, Oregon (1665 Yew St. - usual residence Kings Valley, Oregon) at the age of 13 yrs 9 mos 10 days, name of father O. W. Cramer (b. Wisconsin), maiden name of mother Lura Critchlow (b. Portland, Oregon); bur Smithville, Oregon, informant O.W. Cramer, of Kings Valley, Oregon.
LEWISVILLE - Funeral services for Donald Otis Kramer [Cramer]were held in the Lewisville church Tuesday afternoon at 1:00. Rev. Fogg of Kings Valley conducted the services and preached from the twenty-third psalm. Mrs. Fogg and Mrs. Allen of Kings Valley sand “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” “In the Sweet Bye and Bye,” and “Sometime, Somewhere.” Donald was born in Baker and was 14 years of age. He became ill several weeks ago and was taken to the Salem hospital where he underwent an operation. But he could not rally. He attended Kings Valley high school and the high school boys acted as pallbearers. He leaves to mourn his loss his father and mother, four sisters and one brother. Burial was in the Smith cemetery.
Monmouth Herald, (Thursday) 9 Apr 1931, 5:3

The funeral of Donald O. Cramer, who died in Salem on Easter Sunday, was held at the Lewisville Evangelical church Tuesday afternoion. Donald was the 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Cramer of Kings Valley. Mrs. Cramer will be remembered as Lura Critchlow. Donald had been a student at the Kings Valley union high school and the teachers and pupils of the school attended in a body. Six of his boy classmates acted as pallbearers. The service was conducted by Rev. E. A. Fogg, pastor of the Kings Valley Evangelical church. Music was furnished by Mrs. Fogg and Mrs. Link Allen, with Mrs. Ernest R. Woods at the organ. 
Itemizer-Observer (Thursday) 16 Apr 1931, 3:5
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OSBH DC (1931 Marion co) #250 
1920 ID CENSUS (Washington Co, Weiser, ED 190, sheet 2A)
1930 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Kings Valley, ED 23, sheet 4A)
MH 9 Apr 1931, 5:3
IO16 Apr 1931, 3:5
ROW: 37-7  

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