Bratz, Gary L.
Gary L. Bratz, age 62, of 1325 N. 8th Street, Manitowoc, died on Monday, April 29, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on June 22, 1950 in Appleton, son of Florence (Moschel) Bratz & the late Raymond Bratz. Gary was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was the biggest Green Bay Packer fan in Wisconsin. Gary looked forward to gathering with his family and also enjoyed playing cards. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
Survivors include four sons: Steve Christianson, Manitowoc, Ian Bratz & his fiancé Nicole Walker, Akron, OH, Shannen Bratz, Manitowoc, Justin Bratz & his fiancé Erin Chupita, Manitowoc; two daughters: Laura (Doug) Schulz, Reedsville, Kristin Taylor, Manitowoc; his mother: Florence Bratz, Valders; eight grandchildren: Brandi Chaidez, Randi Schulz, Tatum Chupita, Evan Bratz, Gabe Bratz, Tristin Taylor, Micah Taylor, Olivia Walker; special friend and mother of his children: Pamela Masci, Manitowoc; special friend: Sandy Bauer and her children: Chad, Dawn, Deanna and Doug; four brothers and sisters-in-law: Neil & Judy Bratz, Valders, Randy & Pam Bratz, St. Nazianz, Dale & Lori Bratz, Collins, Rick & Audrey Bratz, Valders; and three sisters and a brother-in-law: Sandra (John) Skidmore, Manitowoc, Pamela & Larry Allen, Ohio; and Cheryl Bratz, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by two brothers: Dennis & Wayne Bratz; a nephew: Clay Bratz; and his grandparents: Albert & Matilda Moschel and Adolph and Emma Bratz.
Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc. A private family service will be held.
Memorials or flowers may be sent to 1618 Torrison Drive, Manitowoc.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com
The Pfeffer Funeral Home & All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on May 1, 2013