Cramers celebrate 70 years of marriage

Bob and Phyllis Cramer

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Bob and Phyllis Cramer of Napa celebrated 70 years of marriage on Aug. 5.

Bob is a retired engineer at Mare Island. He is active in Masons, SIRS, and enjoys hunting and fishing and a good game of cribbage. Phyllis is a retired kindergarten teacher. She is active in the Retired Teachers Association and enjoys volunteering, camping, sewing and painting.

The Cramers met on a blind date during World War II, while Bob was in the Merchant Marines and Phyllis was attending a teaching college in Glassboro. They were married Aug. 5, 1947 in Venice, California. The couple has lived in Napa for 68 years.

After retirement they trailered in nearly every state in the Union, making friends wherever they went. They spent summers in Wisconsin building a log cabin on the family homestead with their many family members.

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They have two children, Bob Cramer and Gail Bins, and stay young while enjoying their grandchildren Julie (John), Amy (Aaron), Rebecca (Matt), Katie, and 10 great grandchildren: Scott, Phoebe, Chyan, Shelby, Cole, Zayne, Adrian, Kyle, Tanner, and Mason.

They celebrated their anniversary at a local restaurant, surrounded by friends and family.