Roy "Chief" Henry Kratt, 88 passed away May 3, 2013, at Hope Hospice. Born in the Phillipines, Mr. Kratt grew up in Akron, Ohio.
He is predeceased by his parents, Henry and Annie.
He is survived by his ex-wife, Sophie and his children, Meredith Rodgers (John) of Pensacola, Richard Kratt (Nicole), Robert Kratt (Nancy) and Ron Kratt, all of Cape Coral. He leaves his grandchildren, Kristie, Stephen, Ryan, Aaron and Jessica; and greatg-randchildren, Amber, Morgan, Tyler and Katie.
Roy 'Chief' Henry Kratt
Mr. Kratt moved to Cape Coral in 1962 with his family and was the owner of Craftsman Press. He was a decorated World War II and Vietnam Era veteran and was recently honored by receiving his long overdue purple heart for injuries sustained when his ship, the USS Meredith was sunk by the Japanese in October 1942.
A Celebration of Life was held Sunday, May 5, at the home of his son, Robert.