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Carol kratz has passed away.

Carol J. Kratz

Kratz, Carol J. Age 77 of Minneapolis, born June 25, 1931 in Medford, MN, passed away suddenly July 16, 2008 after recently being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Preceded in death by first husband, Alvin. Carol is survived by second husband, Charles Sargent; son, Greg (Sharon) Kratz; daughter, Deb Kratz (Tim Scott); grandchildren, Tim and Jennie Kratz and Kate and Will Scott; step-children, Eric (Connie) Sargent and Lynn (Kevin) Berner; step-grandchildren, John, Carl and James Berner; Erica Sheppard and great-granddaughter, Kiara Fisher; brother, Donald (Carol) Tuttle; sister, Dorolyn Sohner; sister-in-law, Grace Tuttle and many other family members and friends. As a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, neighbor and friend, Carol was always a present and caring force for her family, friends and so many others. She loved the land, animals, and caring for her family and many friends. She was a tiny woman with a very large heart and fighting spirit. Throughout her life and the many adversities she encountered, she remained true to her ethical beliefs and actions, and inspired those around her to do the same. Funeral service, 2 pm, Monday, July 21, 2008 with visitation one hour before at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 3640 23rd Ave S., Mpls. There will be a gathering following the funeral at Wabun Picnic area in Minnehaha Park. Please help us celebrate her life among her beloved oaks, creek and Mississippi River. Private interment at Ft. Snelling Cemetery Henry W Anderson (612) 729-2331

Published in the Star Tribune from 7/18/2008 – 7/20/2008



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