It is with great regret and sorrow that
we must inform you of the death of our
Classmate, Webb Kremer, on September 14, 2007 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC after a long and courageous
battle with esophageal cancer.
Webb is survived by his wife, Judy and their children Todd and Brooke.
Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22315 on Friday,
September 21 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm.
Funeral service will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201 on
Tuesday, November 27 at 12 Noon with interment following at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Attn: Office of Development, Research
Building, Suite E501, 3970 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20057.
The family asks that you sign the guestbook at
Condolences may be sent to the family at 3706 Bent Branch Road, Falls Church, VA 22041.
Well done, Webb. Be thou at peace.
Class Memorial Pages\F-1 Webb Kremer.pdf
Alvin Webster "Webb" Kremer Jr., 67, an Army colonel whose final active-duty
assignment was at Fort Knox, Ky., as director of the Armor School's command and
staff department in 1990, died Sept. 14 at Georgetown University Hospital. He
had gastroesophageal cancer.
Col. Kremer spent 29 years in the Army, in which he became an armor officer.
He settled in the Washington area after his retirement and was a consultant for
defense contractors in Alexandria. He worked until a few years ago for Alion
Science and Technology Corp.
He was born in Washington and raised in Arlington, where he was a 1957
graduate of Washington-Lee High School.
He was a 1961 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and
in 1969 received undergraduate and master's degrees from Georgia Tech, both in
mechanical engineering. In 1991, he earned a master's degree in international
transactions from George Mason University.
During his military career, he was a graduate of the Command and General
Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and the Naval War College at Newport,
R.I. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
His military decorations included three awards of the Legion of Merit and
four awards of the Bronze Star.
His memberships included the Crystal City-Pentagon Rotary Club and
Arlington's Faith Lutheran Church, where he served on the council. He was a
former president of the Sleepy Hollow Woods Civic Association in Annandale and
most recently lived in Falls Church.
He also belonged to Revolutionary War and Civil War round-table discussion
groups. He had also been a Boy Scout leader during his military career.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Judith Heatwole Kremer of Falls
Church; two children, Stephen T. Kremer of San Diego and Brooke A. Kremer of
Falls Church; and a brother, Larz F. Kremer of Washington.
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