Mr. Crame was the lead photographer with the St. Louis Police Department before his retirement in 2003. He was an avid model aviation pilot and model train engineer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis Joseph and Mildred Mary, nee Paszinski, Crame; and a cousin, Paul Graves.
Surviving are his cousins, Brian (Nikki) Graves of Belleville, IL,
Patty Graves Dixon of Orlando, FL,
Roger (Donna) Graves of Worden, IL,
And Scott Paszinski of California;
one aunt, Shirley Paszinski of California;
and dear friends Donna Rabbitt of St. Louis, MO,
and Barb Heisler of Belleville, IL.
Memorials may be made to The Backstoppers. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A memorial service will be at 1p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL
I transferred into the St. Louis Police Crime Lab in 1995 and had the pleasure of knowing Bill until his retirement. Bill had a great dry sense of humor and was always willing to show me a thing or two about photography. Bill, it was a pleasure working with you.
Doug Eatherton, St. Louis, Missouri ,
Bill was a kind person who was very knowledgable about model airplanes and photography. He will be remembered for his service and dedication.
Robert Steckhan, St. Louis, Mo,
My deapest sympathy goes out to all his family n friends. May god bless u all.
Charlene delozier, Swansea, Il, 62226
Please accept my delayed but sincere condolences on the death of your loved one, William Crame. I pray there was no suffering in his crossing over. You and your loved ones are in my prayers for healing hearts, rebuilding relationships, and preserving the precious memories created with him during your time together. Know that as long as he is in your heart and memories, he is always with you. The spirit is forever. May you and your family be graced with the peace and strength you need during your time of bereavement and may The Universe continue to bless and keep you safe and well.
Lt. Anthonette Madison, St. Louis, MO, 63115
I always appreciated his warmth and fun personality. He was always respectful and professional!!!! May your memories help you through this difficult and sad time.
AF, St louis