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Edward Kratcha

October 20, 1952 November 13, 2019
Edward Kratcha
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Obituary for Edward Kratcha

Edward Kratcha, 67, of Muscoda died unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at UW Hospital, surrounded by his family. Ed was born in rural Muscoda on October 20, 1952 the son of Bernard and Ruth (Kelley) Kratcha. On May 12, 1984 he married the love of his life, Cindy Hill and they have 3 beautiful daughters. Ed was an avid sports enthusiast. He played baseball in high school and softball for Wilkinson Auction for many years. Ed was inducted into the Softball Hall of Fame in 2015. When he wasn’t playing or watching, he could be found umpiring or officiating. He received the Ken Kirby Umpire of the Year in 2018. Ed was a member of the Muscoda Fire Department for over 30 years, currently serving as Secretary Treasurer. After his recent retirement, Ed enjoyed golfing, gambling, playing cards and spending quality time with his close friends. Ed also enjoyed his beautiful granddaughters Avree, Emma, and Ellie. He absolutely adored them and never missed an opportunity to be with them.

Ed (Easy Ed) is survived by his wife of 35 years Cindy;
Three daughters: Angela (Ryan) Baker,
Melinda Kratcha,
Lindsay (Alvin) Frazier;
Three granddaughters: Avree Frazier, Emma and Ellie Baker;
Two sisters: Karen (Doug) Persinger
Mary Jo Fisher;
Many other friends and family.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Ruth Kratcha, two sisters Elizabeth and Kathryn, and in-laws Eddie and Waneita Hill.

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will be held at a later date in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home in Muscoda from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.

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1:00 PM 11/17/2019 1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/17/2019 5:00:00 PM
Godager Pratt Funeral Home

710 N Wisconsin Ave
PO Box 597
Muscoda, WI 53573

Godager Pratt Funeral Home
710 N Wisconsin Ave Muscoda 53573 WI
United States





11:00 AM 11/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

341 N. Wisconsin Ave
Muscoda, WI 53573

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
341 N. Wisconsin Ave Muscoda 53573 WI
United States

Cemetery Details


St. John's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Elm and 6th St
Muscoda, WI 53573

Elm and 6th St Muscoda 53573 WI
United States

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