Werner Kraemer, 70, of Conklin died June 15, 2012 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA, after a battle with bladder cancer. He was born in Heilbronn, Germany in 1941. He obtained his degree in Engineering from the University of Houston as well as his Master's degree in Mathematics. He worked for Link at NASA and was involved with the simulators for the Apollo Space Program. Werner had a long career in the simulation industry having designed and built simulators for a variety of military and commercial applications. He enjoyed music and studied voice. For many years he was a member of the chorus a the Binghamton German Club. He also enjoyed computers, travel and driving on his many trips with his wife Ursula. His greatest joy was being an Opa and he took great delight in his grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ursula Pauly-Kraemer, his daughter; Katherine (Jeff) Short, his son; Siegfried Kraemer, his stepchildren; David Paccone, Lawrence Paccone, Ted (Michelle) Paccone, and Lynda (Kevin) Grierson, his mother Elise, his grandchildren; Lauren, Sondra, Jennifer, Alex, Abby, Hunter and Bixby, a sister Heidi Teuschner and brother and sister-in-law, Klaus and Efie.
The family will greet friends from 3:00 - 5:00 pm Thursday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango Street Binghamton. The German Club Chorus will present a memorial musical tribute for Werner at 5:00 pm. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends make a contribution to the German Club Chorus, 218 Loughlin Rd, Binghamton, NY 13904.