Ronald E. Kratz, 75, of Birdsboro, PA, went on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the Reading Hospital. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late H. Earl Kratz and the late Dorothy E. (Trate) Kratz.
Ron proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked in maintenance for French Creek State Park, prior to retirement. He enjoyed woodworking, spending time with family, working on the farm, and spreading God’s Word. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Geigertown, PA. Ron’s absence will be mourned by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
His memory will be forever cherished in the hearts of his 3 daughters: Tina M. Kratz, fiancé of Kevin, Denise M. Whitmoyer, the wife of Rick, and Rhonda M. Klick, the wife of Jeff, one sister, Louise Strunk, wife of Herb; five grandchildren: Cassandra, Ricky and his fiancé Jamison, Cortney, Kiley, and Nicholas. Additionally, he is fondly remembered by his former wife, Nora J. (Seidel) Filmore, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 6, 2023 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1136 Geigertown Rd. Birdsboro, PA 19508 at 11:00AM. A visitation will be from 9:30AM-11:00AM at the church prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, PO Box 6, Geigertown, PA 19523 or Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Fund, https://www.vvmf.org or Shady Hollow Assisted Riding, www.hugahorse.com.