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Obituary for Christopher A "Chris" Kratz

Christopher “Chris” Allen Kratz Sr, 37, of Interlachen, Florida passed from this life on Tuesday May 16, 2023 in Palatka, Florida.

Chris was brought into the world on April 6, 1986 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to his parents who loved him dearly, Elizabeth & Edward Kratz Sr.

From a young age Chris has always been an avid artist, it was a lifelong passion for him to draw. As a teenager he got into aggressive inline skating where he went to many competitions and won awards. Chris attended all three Interlachen schools. Chris graduated high school in 2004, shortly after graduating he went on to trade school to receive his operation of heavy equipment license. Above all else Chris was a loving and devoted father, son, brother, and uncle.

Christopher Allen Kratz Sr is preceded in death by his daughter, Felicity Michelle Kratz, father, Edward Kratz Sr, and grandfather, William “Bionic” Wright.

Christopher Allen Kratz Sr is survived by his son, Christopher Allen Kratz Jr, mother, Elizabeth Martin, stepfather, Floyd Martin Jr, Grandmother Margaret Wright, brothers Edward Kratz Jr (Cheryl), John Henry Kratz, sister Kathleen Kratz (Michael Carter), and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held, please contact family with any questions.
Memories and Condolences may be expressed to the family at Chris’s Book of Memories at
Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is in charge of arrangements.