Dr. Hans B. Kramer, age 96, of Stamford, Connecticut, died October 26th, 2021 at Edgehill in Stamford Connecticut. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Christa Kramer (Albrecht).
Dr. Kramer was born August 25th 1925 in Cottbus Germany to the late engineer Bernhard Kramer and Charlotte Kramer (Bathe). He obtained his PHD in organic chemistry in 1954 from the Technical University of Braunschweig. He retired in 1993 after a long, distinguished career including positions as President and Chief Executive Officer of AMERICAN HOECHST CORPORATION, Vice President, International operations MIDLAND-ROSS CORPORATION, President and Chairman of VARTA BATTERIES INC., President and Chief Executive Officer of DYNAMITE NOBEL of America, president SOLKATRONICS CHEMICALS INC., Vice Chairman SOLVAY PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS INC. (formerly KALI CHEMIE CORPORATION).
Hans Kramer was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, an avid reader, proficient in several languages, a globe trotter and a connoisseur of poetry and classical music.
In addition to his beloved wife, Christa, he is also survived by his three children: Gabriele Kramer-Malchow and her husband Horst Malchow of Germany and Florida, Ellenor Golonka and her husband Michael Golonka of Massachusetts and Claudia Hans and her husband Cliff Hans of Connecticut and four Grandchildren: Christopher Klabes, Alex and Michelle Golonka and Andrew Chait and his sister Ruth Tittel (Kramer). He was predeceased by his brother Harry Kramer.
Memorial services will be held Saturday the 13th of November 2021 at 11:30 AM in the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich, CT.
In lieu of flowers, the Kramer family has requested that donations be made to The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony, P.O. Box 11, Greenwich, CT 06830 www.chamberplayersofthegso.org