Kelly Kram, 61, of Walhalla, ND, born into eternal life, Friday, August 26, 2022, at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 2, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 1, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Vigil service at the church. Burial will be held in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery.
Kelly Joseph “Jo-Jo” Kram was born into the world on April 10th, 1961 to Rudolph and Yvette (Beauchamp) Kram in Cavalier, ND. Kelly attended Walhalla High School and graduated in 1981. He held various jobs including welding and metal cutting for Reggie Robertson at Robertson Metal Recycling in Hettinger, ND, who he remained close friends with. He was currently employed with Columbia Grain as a truck driver.
On August 17, 2019 Kelly married the love of his life, Kathy Grammer at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Walhalla. They enjoyed going for drives and spending time together. He was happiest when he was with Kathy. Kelly was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus earning the title of Grand Knight. He was also a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and served on the Walhalla Fire Department. He was a caregiver for his parents in their later years. Kelly enjoyed many hobbies in his life including, hunting, fishing, cooking, gardening, going for drives around the area, and was always ready with a joke.
Surviving Kelly is his wife, Kathy; mother, Yvette; stepchildren, Nicholas (Kendra) Fenton, Minto, ND; Andrew (Kara Lynn) Langowski, and grandchildren; Avery and Matthew, Watford City, ND; sisters, Karen (Pat) Restad, Adams, ND; Barb (Wayne) Chale, Pembina, ND; Patricia Kram, Grafton, ND; Diane (Keith) Due, Cavalier, ND; brother, Dean (Janie) Kram, Walhalla, ND; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Kelly in death is his father, Rudolph; grandparents; various aunts and uncles; and his dog Daisy.