BARBARA K. KRANZ(1924 - 2014)

On June 7, 2014, of Pleasant Hills. Wife of William F. Kranz; mother of Barbara K. Rathe of Castle Shannon and Randolph W. Rathe of West Mifflin; step- mother of Christal A. (Regis) Galardi of Mt. Lebanon and Rose Kranz of Jupiter, FL; grandmother of Lucas Justin (Sarah) Rathe of San Diego, CA, David Erich (Kristin) Rathe of Upper St. Clair and Rianna M. Galardi of Mt. Lebanon. Barbara was born in Straubing, Germany on February 27, 1924. She was married for 64 years, (32 with her late husband, Erich H. Rathe, and 32 years with William F. (Willi) Kranz.) Barbara spent 90 years loving her family and serving her Lord. A Memorial Service is planned for late summer in Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Christian Preschool, 418 Maxwell Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Please send condolences to:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from June 14 to June 15, 2014