Helen Irene Kratzer

12/09/1923 — 05/04/2002

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Colfax, Washington

Helen Irene Kratzer

Helen L. Kratzer, 78, of Richland, Washington passed away at Kadlec Medical Center on May 4, 2002. She was born on December 9, 1923, in Colfax, Washington to Charles and Sarah LaRue.

She and Willliam Kratzer were married on November 5, 1944 in Seattle, Washington. Helen was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, where she taught numerous Bible studies. Helen enjoyed her gardens, sewing, and had an interest in antiques and family history.

Helen is survived by William, her husband of 58 years, of Richland, Washington, son Larry Kratzer and wife Kathy of Yakima, Washington, daughter Marian Kratzer and husband Bruce Roberts of Randle, Washington, and son Andy Kratzer and wife Deanna of Burbank, Washington, and seven grandchildren: Allan, Denell, Laura, Angela, Ariel, Michael and Chandra and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughter Kris, her parents, three brothers and one sister.

A memorial service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church on Saturday May 11, 2002 at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church 1322 Kimball,Richland,WA 99352.

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  • I am sorry for the loss of Mrs. Kratzer. She was always very nice to us in Jr. Hi and High School. Putting up with a sometimes noisy group of girls

    Penny Mitchell True

    Penny True
    November 4, 2014
    Bothell, WA, US
  • Grandma,

    I remember many visits spending time talking and laughing with you. Once, I had you laughing so hard, you were in tears. I always treasured time with you, walking by the river, or baking pies together. You grew the sweetest cucumbers I ever tasted.

    I am glad beyond words that God gave us the chance to see each other last August, when you got the chance to play with Caity and Ian. Now those memories are among my fondest. I love you and deeply miss you. Laura

    Laura Day and Family
    November 4, 2014
    Simla, CO, US
  • She will forever be in my heart. I have peace knowing she is with my mother and they are together again. I love you, Grandma. Denell

    Denell Engstrom granddaughter
    November 4, 2014
    Boise, ID, US