ESCANABA - Ret. TSGT John L. Raminger, USAF, 62, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
John was born Dec. 30, 1949, in Curtiss, Wis., the son of John and Ida (Gayken) Raminger. John and his family moved to Greenwood, Wis., at an early age. He graduated from high school in 1968. Following high school John entered the United States Marine Corp where he served his country proudly during the Vietnam War. John served the rest of his military career in the United States Air Force until his retirement in 1987.
John is survived by two daughters, Lisa (Len) Knappenberger of South Bend, Ind., and Amy Joy Raminger-Silbernagel of Escanaba; two sons, Steve (Kristi) Raminger of Wichita, Kansas, and Travis John Raminger of Green Bay, Wis.; five grandchildren and a brother, Dennis Bowen of Wausau, Wis.
Ret. TSGT John L. Raminger
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 7, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military honors will be presented at 10:45 by the Delta County Veterans Council. Memorial services celebrating John's life will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Fr. Emmett Norden officiating. Memorial contributions in John's name may be directed to the Huntington's Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018, www.hdsa.org.
For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.