Robert H. Gratz

November 3, 1935 - March 6, 2013
Resided in Greenfield, WI
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Born to This Life on November 3, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI and was Born to Eternal Life on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Bob leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Judith, children Jerome, Catherine (Kenneth) Kreznar, Patricia (Brian) Pallen, Marianne (Dean) Wanty, Michael (Renee), Robert (Cathy), and 14 adored grandchildren. Preceded into Eternal Life by his parents Joseph and Violet, 12 brothers and sisters, granddaughter, Jennifer and her husband Nathan. Bob is further survived by his sister, Gail Wierzba and brother, Edward, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Bob was a dutiful husband, supportive father and doting grandfather. He was also an avid classic car and model collector. Bob enjoyed celebrations, music, dancing, card playing, and loved sports especially football and baseball including rooting for his children and grandchildren. He was a tinkerer, wood worker, innovator, successful businessman, and co-founder and Vice President of Fibreform Containers. Because of his work ethic, loyal service, and dedication to the family business, he worked well beyond retirement age managing second shift production at the company plant in Germantown.

Visitation at the Funeral Home FRIDAY, March 8, 2013 from 4-8 PM. Prayer Service at 7 PM. Visitation also SATURDAY 10 – 11:30 AM at ST. CHARLES BORROMEO CHURCH, 3100 W. Parnell Ave. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Private interment Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to House of Peace at P.O. 05656, 1702 W. Walnut Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205. or

6080 South 27th Street 414-282-6080


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Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Home - So. Suburban Chapel
6080 South 27th Street
Milwaukee, WI US 53221
Friday, March 8, 2013
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Mass of Christian Burial
St. Charles Borromeo Church
3100 W. Parnell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI US 53221
Saturday, March 9, 2013
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM