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Herbert "Herb" Kratz

July 7, 1941 — March 29, 2023

Herbert "Herb" Kratz

Graveside services for Herbert "Herb" Kratz, Jr., 81, of Cleburne, Texas will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2023 in the Rio Vista Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Melson officiating.

There is no set visitation.

Mr. Kratz passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at his home. He was born in Havertown, Pennsylvania on July 7, 1941, the son of Marie (Fredricks) and Herbert William Kratz, Sr.

Herbert Kratz and Lenora "Jean" McBee were married on October 7, 1960, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He served his country in the United States Air Force. Mr. Kratz was a union business representative for Carpenters and Joiners of America and was of the Christian faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Kratz is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jean Kratz; son, Gene Kratz and wife, Jana, all of Cleburne; daughter, Debbie Montgomery and husband, Jimmy, of Rio Vista, Texas; sisters, Kathy Felice of Fredricksburg, Virginia, Rose Marie Gadwell of Brownstown, Michigan, and Eleanore Mongeon of Chandler, Arizona; grandchildren, Will Kratz and wife, Katlin, of Godley, Texas, Austin Kratz and wife, Heather, of Cleburne, Justin Kratz and wife, Ashlee, of Rio Vista, Christopher Montgomery and wife, Joy, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Michael Montgomery and wife, Caitlyn, of Grandview, Texas; great grandchildren, Addyson, Kinly, Carter, Rhett, Remi, and Maverick; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Graveside Service

Monday, April 3, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Rio Vista Cemetery

Rio Vista, TX 76093

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