Nov 05, 2019 9:12 PM

Joseph L. Gramer, Jr. 1939 - 2019

Posted Nov 05, 2019 9:12 PM

Joe Gramer passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his home.

He was born March 14, 1939 at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia to Joseph and Margaret Gramer. He attended Lafayette High School. He served in the Navy. Joe worked at the Stock Yards before joining Electrical Union 545 in 1969. He worked at Schultz Electric until going to work at General Motors in 1985. He retired in 2008. Joe loved spending time with family, road trips and cruises with Janice. He had a friendly nature and a big heart. He never met a stranger. Mr. Gramer was a member of the American Legion Post 359 in St. Joseph. On October 26, 1967 Joe married his sweetheart Janice Vogel, who survives him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and mother-in-law, one granddaughter and one great nephew.

Joe is survived by daughters, Joetta (Stan) Larkin and Jannette Gramer, sons Gary "Joey", Justin (Mollie) and Josh Gramer, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five nieces and nephews. He was loved and will be missed.

The family will receive friends 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Memorial service 1:00 PM Friday, November 8, 2019 at our chapel with Full Military Honors following. Memorial donations may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank or The Friends of The Animal Shelter.

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Tony Lopez Trejo (1965 - 2019)

Tony Lopez Trejo, 54, of Vinton, Iowa, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Iowa City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00am Friday, November 8, 2019, at Our Lady of Gaudalupe Catholic Church in Scottsbluff with Father Jonathan Sorensen officiating with a luncheon to follow; friends and family are welcome. Friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Bridgman Funeral Home in Scottsbluff. A rosary will follow at 7:00 p.m., at Bridgman Funeral Home. Inurnment will be Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., in the Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff. Online condolences may be made by viewing Tony’s memorial page at

Formerly of Scottsbluff, Tony was residing in Iowa City at the time of his passing. Tony was born on May 19, 1965 in Scottsbluff to late Steve M. Jr. and Frances (Lopez) Trejo.

Tony is survived by his mother Frances of Scottsbluff; brothers Richard L. Trejo (and the late Maria Trejo) of Phoenix, AZ, Steve L. Trejo III, Martin L. Trejo (Angie Saldivar) and sister Rachel Trejo all of Scottsbluff; fiancé Betty Hilliker of Cedar Rapids, IA and son Anthony Dimas Escamilla; stepsons Leo and Alex Mousseaux; stepdaughter Kaileen; grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family members and close friends. He will truly be missed by all.

Tony was preceded in death by his father Steve M. Trejo, brother Jesse L. Trejo, maternal and paternal grandparents and many other loved ones.