In memory of
Franklin “Frank” Kratz, 80, of Zieglerville, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Warren S. and Ella M. (Hillegas) Kratz. Frank served for two years in the United States Army. He was employed for 44 years at Superior Tube. Surviving are two sons Jay Kratz husband of Anita, and Dean Kratz husband of Deneen; two grandchildren Rachael Kratz and Ian Franklin R. Kratz; three brothers Warren Kratz, Richard Kratz, and Barry Kratz; and two sisters Jane Buckwalter, and Irene Kratz. Along with his parents, Frank was predeceased by his sister Betsy Cauffman. A memorial service will be held Sunday April 23, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Lower Frederick Fire Co. Social Hall, 137 Spring Mt. Rd., Schwenksville, PA 19473. Relatives and friends may greet the family following the service until 5:00 PM. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Franklin’s memory to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 or to the Lower Frederick Fire Company, PO Box 1032 Spring Mount, PA 19478. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
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