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Clarence "Fritz" F. Kratz

June 15, 1936 — November 23, 2021

Clarence “Fritz” Kratz, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. He was born on June 15, 1936, in Oshkosh to the late Merlin and Alice (Hansen) Kratz. Fritz was united in marriage to Bonnie (Frohrib) in Oshkosh on December 8, 1978.

Fritz was in the US Navy from 1956 until 1960 and was stationed on the USS Shrike 201 MSC. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he was employed at the State Hospital. Fritz was sworn in as an Oshkosh police officer on May 5, 1966 and worked as police officer and detective for the Oshkosh Police Department for about 30 years.

In his spare time, Fritz enjoyed fishing, woodworking, hunting, riding his motorcycle, and painting with oil-based paint.

Fritz is survived by his wife, Bonnie Kratz; four children: Kathy (Ken) Widiker, James (Elaine) Kratz, Raymond Kratz, Daniel (Julee) Kratz; two stepdaughters: Jennifer (Jeffrey) Highman, Christy (Tim) Stueber; brother, Arden Kratz; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service for Fritz will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 20, 2021, at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home, 100 Lake Pointe Drive, Oshkosh. Visitation will be on Monday and the funeral home from 1:00 pm until the time of service.

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Monday, December 20, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes - Westside

100 Lake Pointe Drive, Oshkosh, WI 54904

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Service

Monday, December 20, 2021

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Central time)

Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes - Westside

100 Lake Pointe Drive, Oshkosh, WI 54904

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