Dale Kratz

DALE W. KRATZ, age 60 of Waseca died on Monday, November 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

Born on July 5, 1957 in Waseca, Minnesota, he was the son of Raymond and Mavis (Bechthold) Kratz.  He graduated from Waseca High School in 1976.  After graduation, Dale began working at Brown Printing Co. and later worked for Berry Pallets Inc. in Waseca.  He also did miscellaneous work for Bob Priebe, Ron Weise, and Craig Joecks.  Dale enjoyed riding bike, playing cards and pool, and spending time with his friends.  He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion.

He is survived by his mother, Mavis Kratz of Waseca; three sisters, Debra (Francis) Schafer of Marquette, NE, Diane Kratz of Waseca and Darla Barber of Waseca and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.  He was preceded in death by his father; infant sister, Renee; and grandparents.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca with Rev. David Baumgarn officiating.  Burial will follow at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, one hour before services at the funeral home. 

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