Alfred Kratzer

Alfred Ernest Kratzer (nicknamed Joe after the WWII-era actor Joe Penner) was a first-generation American born on October 9, 1919 outside of Garden City, Missouri. Alfred is survived by his wife Arlene Bloss Kratzer; one daughter, Susan Rae Kratzer Fipps (and husband Everett); grandson Ernest Alfred Fipps; granddaughters Shauna Kratzer Grant (and husband Stuart) and Tauna Kratzer; two great-granddaughters Mallory and Katrina Grant; stepchildren Terrance Bland of Texas, Ronald Bland (and wife Teresa), Jacque Bloss, Laurie Bloss Hooley, Rob Bloss, Brian Bloss and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at LifeSpring Church in Loveland. Go to for condolences and full obituary.

Funeral Home

Viegut Funeral Home
1616 N. Lincoln Avenue Loveland, CO 80538

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Mar. 27, 2014