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Joseph M. Tramp III

October 1, 1946 — February 14, 2023

Crofton, NE

Joseph M. Tramp III age 76 of Crofton, Nebraska died on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 as a result of a semi accident near Beresford, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Menominee, Nebraska with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating.  Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery in Menominee with military honors by the Crofton American Legion Post #128. Visitation will be on Monday from 5-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton.  Visitation will continue on Tuesday, at church, one hour prior to services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton.

Pallbearers will be Cassie Mueller, Preston Mueller, Joey Tramp, Krissy Kumm, Max Tramp, JT Allen, and Dylan Potts.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Eickhoff, Dennis List, Dion Miller and Jerry Dendinger.

Joseph Michael Tramp III was born on October 1, 1946 in Crofton, Nebraska to Joseph Leo and Romaine (Wieseler) Tramp Jr. Joe grew up in Crofton and graduated from Crofton High School in 1964.  He attended college until he joined the U.S. Army on 8/3/1966 until 5/31/1969 serving during the Vietnam War time.  After his honorable discharge he returned to Crofton and built bridges with Elkhorn Construction and then moved to California and continued to work construction until returning to Crofton 3 years later. Joe then worked as the bar manager at the Chateau Lounge in Yankton, SD along with a couple other bars in Yankton.  Joe then worked for Bob Eickhoff delivering campers all over the country for eight years.  In 2010 he began hauling fuel for Jerry’s Service in Hartington and had been working for Jerry Dendinger for 13 years up until his death.

Joe owned half of the Tramp family farm with his brother Kevin since 2009.  He was a big football fan and loved to gamble and play lottery machines.  He liked to socialize and called a spade a spade.  Joe also enjoyed hunting pheasant, deer and coyotes in his spare time.

Joe is survived by his five siblings: Connie Martin of Oceanside, CA, Carla Bruder (Ron Hausman) of Yankton, SD, Charlotte (Scott) Leonard of Santa Clara, CA, Kevin (Lori) Tramp of Crofton, Keith (Jacki) Tramp of Yankton, SD; nine nieces and nephews Zack Prescott, P.J. Martin, Jennifer Leonard, Clint Leonard, Tony Leonard, Cassie (Preston) Mueller, Joey Tramp and fiance (Krissy Kumm), Jack Tramp and Max Tramp.

He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Romaine Tramp Jr.; brother-in-law Randy Martin.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, February 20, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Wintz Funeral Home – Crofton

1118 W 2nd St, Crofton, NE 68730

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Vigil Service

Monday, February 20, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm

Wintz Funeral Home – Crofton

1118 W 2nd St, Crofton, NE 68730

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Mass

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am

St Boniface Catholic Church, Menominee

55770 894 Rd, Fordyce, NE 68736

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