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Dennis L Kratzer

July 19, 1951 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 66)

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September 1, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home
2257 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705-0538

Funeral Service
September 2, 2017

11:00 AM
Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home
2257 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705-0538

Dennis L Kratzer, 66 of Canton, passed away Tuesday August 29th, 2017 following a lengthy illness. Born in Canton on July 19, 1951, a son of the late Stanley Leverne and Norma Louise (Weik) Kratzer, also preceded in death by his wife Jennie Kratzer, died June 26th, 2015, sister Renee Griffith, 2 brothers Gale Kratzer, and Stanley Kratzer. Employed in the maintenance department at Stark Metropolitan Housing for 35 years before retiring in 2013, was a graduate and lifelong fan of McKinley High School Bulldogs, a member of Canton VFW Post 3747. Survived by step son Harry Slaton, of Malvern; sister Sharon Yarnell, of Canton; also survived by 20 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 2nd, at 11am in the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home with Dennis's uncle, Wayne Kratzer officiating. Friends may call 6-8pm Friday September 1st, 2017 in the funeral home. The family requests contributions to the ladies auxiliary VFW Post 3747. You may add your condolences on our website:


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