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Obituary for Richard L. "Rich" Kratzer
Richard L. “Rich” Kratzer 67 years of North Catasauqua died Wednesday December 21 in his residence. He was the husband of Beverly (Sukal) Kratzer. They celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in July of 2011. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Samuel F. Kratzer Sr. and Myrtle E. (Bartholomew) Kratzer. Richard was a long haul trucker for various trucking companies for over 35 years before retiring in 2007. He was a member of various fire company social clubs. Surviving with his wife Beverly are daughter Tina, wife of Richard Schoeneberger, Jr. of North Catasauqua, brother Samuel F. Kratzer, Jr. of Northampton, and sister Linda Duda. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday December 27, 2011 in the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street, Catasauqua, PA 18032. There will be a calling period at the funeral home on Monday, December 26, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm and on Tuesday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am in the funeral home prior to the service.