WALTER FRATZKE

Walter R. Fratzke, of Mora, MN died on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at St. Clair Living Community.  He was 83 years old.

NO SERVICES will be held at this time.

Walter Raymond Fratzke of Mora MN passed away on June 26, 2013 at St Clare Living Community.  He was 83 years old.

Walter was born November 15, 1929 at home in Winona MN to Bertha (Helbig) and Gustav Fratzke. He was the youngest of 4 children (all of whom preceded him in death).  The family later moved to Mora MN.  Walter was in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War.  After returning home he met and married Helen (Christianson) on May 12, 1956.  Walter had a milk delivery service and later did tree service. He then worked for Doug Buckley doing the trash pick-up service which he retired from in 1992. Walter and Helen moved into town after Walter retired. He loved talking to friends and having coffee at Sportsmen’s Cafe. Helen passed away in 2011.

Walter had five sons Gorden Fratzke (deceased), Darrell Fratzke (also deceased), Ron (Betsy) Fratzke, Terry (Mary) Fratzke, and Kevin (Jacki) Fratzke.  His grandchildren are Bucky Fratzke, Shawn Fratzke, Casey Fratzke, Sheldon Fratzke, Ryan Fratzke, Bridget Fratzke, Dustin Fratzke, Kevin Fratzke Jr , Chad Fratzke, Ashley Fratzke, Cody Fratzke, Travis Moske, Brandie Moske, Jacob Moske;  and Chasidy Fratzke who passed away in April.  He also has many great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his sons and daughter-in-laws, grandchildren and also by many friends and relatives.

No funeral service will be held.

One guestbook entry for WALTER FRATZKE

  1. Red Fredrickson July 3, 2013 at 9:55 pm #

    I’m really sad to see that Ray has passed on, We spent many,many hours together drinking coffee at Grandmas Kitchen, He thought the world of his kid’s and even more so of his grand children !I used to just love to get him laughing, We had fun together RIP Sir Walter !

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