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Richard L. "Ace" Pramer

September 13, 1951 - June 27, 2021
Racine, WI


Celebration of Life

Friday, September 17, 2021
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM CDT
Preservation Hall Racine
740 Lake Avenue
Racine, WI 53403

Life Story / Obituary


Richard Lawrence Pramer, affectionately known as “Ace”, age 69 passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 27, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, September 13, 1951, son of the late Donald and Elsie (Nee:Masik) Pramer.

Rich graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, “Class of 1969” and had proudly played drums marching with the Racine Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. Rich had a passion for playing drums and guitar. He played with many bands most notably the J.D. Harper Band. He also was a driver for many years in the trucking industry. Rich loved life and lived it to the fullest. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his sister, Roberta (David) Vendsel of Hartsburg, MO; his longtime companion, Kathleen Young; other relatives and dear friends.

A celebration of Rich’s life will be held Friday, September 17, 2021, 4-6 pm at Preservation Hall Racine, 740 Lake Avenue. Private interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.