Verona- Patricia “Pat” Kratz, age 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 in Verona, WI. Pat was born on October 26, 1928 in Milwaukee, WI to Samuel and Beatrice (Morse) Corr. She was united in marriage to Leo Kratz on August 19, 1950 at St. Roberts Catholic Church in Shorewood, WI.
Pat was a graduate of Whitefish Bay High School, Milwaukee State Teachers College and Cardinal Stritch University. She served for more than 20 years as a special education reading teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools system before her retirement in 1984. Pat and Leo raised their family in Whitefish Bay, WI before retiring to Las Cruces, NM in 1986. Throughout her life, Pat was an avid reader, bridge player, golfer, gardener and had a vivid curiosity about all things around her. Pat was always active in her communities.
Pat is survived by her twin sister, Nancy Kaiser (Tucson, AZ); her sons, Jeffrey (Laura), Timothy (Cathy Farrell), Steven; grandchildren, Eric (Amy Allen), Megan, Andrew (Amanda Shestokes), Amy, Audrey; and great grand-daughter Uma.
Pat was predeceased by her parents; husband, Leo and brother, Royal.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
The family is thankful for the kind care Pat received from the staff at Willow Pointe Memory Care in Verona, WI.
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