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W Howard Gramenstetter

Born: 5/18/1926, Harrington Park, New Jersey
Death: 8/26/2018, Moab Utah
Viewing: 08/30/2018, 6:00 to8:00 pm, , Spanish Valley Mortuary
Service: 08/31/2018, 10:00 am, Community Church
Interment: 09/05/2018, , Brookside Cemetery Tenafly, NJ

William “Howard Gramenstetter, 92, passed away at Moab Reginal Hospital on August 26, 2018.

Howard was born May 18, 1926 in Harrington Park, New Jersey to Otto and Mabelle Gramenstetter. He grew up in the New Jersey area becoming an avid Giants fan. He married Marjorie Young and they had 2 children. After her passing, he married Dorothy Foire and they moved to Moab in about 2000. She passed away in 2011.

He worked as a civil engineer for Amtrak before his retirement and enjoyed sports especially the New York Giants.

He is survived by a son Joseph (Brigett) Gramenstetter of Ohio, a daughter Wanda (David) Soel of New Jersey, a sister Joan Sidoroff, nephews and nieces Gregory, Richard and Jean Ann.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wives Marjorie 1987 and Dorothy 2011.

Howard lived a full life and was loved by everyone.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday August 31, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Community Church. A viewing will be held Thursday August 30, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Spanish Valley Mortuary. Burial will be held the following week at Brookside Cemetery in Tenafly, New Jersey.


8/30/2018 - took me into your life 45 years ago to be your son . I am the man i am today because of you. you have taught me so very much . i know i wasn't the greatest son for a awhile but then brigett came into my life and turned that around. I know you adored her and loved her. i just want you to know you have always been my mentor and i always looked up to you for guidance. i will never forget the times when you took me to work with you when i was a little boy. I treasure the memories of those days. Taking me to job sites....taking me to giants you could sit in that heat is beyond me. But you were a true giants fan as was grandaddy. But now you are all together again. Your dad and your mom and my mom marjorie welcomed you with open arms. Thank you so very much for helping me become the man i have become. Iam so proud to call you my father . You have been my mentor rock. I love you so much love always...your son joseph - your son joseph

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