Obituary and Service Information for Marsha Kratzer

Kratzer, Marsha


Visitation Location:

Date: Celebration of Life Service: Saturday, October 10 2020
Time: 10:00 am

Service Location:
Immanuel Family Life Center, 221 Brierton Lane, Festus



Marsha Daria (Lawrence) Kratzer, 66 entered into rest Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at her Festus residence.

She had worked as a CRTT Respiratory Therapist at Bethesda Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St Anthonys Medical Center; she had also worked in the home health care field for American Home Patient. She had been involved with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Meals on Wheels and volunteered at Athena School. Marsha enjoyed Bible study at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Festus and spending time with her family; her family loving referred to as a “social butterfly”.

Born April 9, 1954, in Newport News, Virginia, to the late Sherrill Augustine and Guila Louise (Johnson) Lawrence.

Survived by her loving family which includes her husband of 41 years: Steve James Kratzer; daughters: Becca (John) Walker of Festus and Karen (Brian) Fromme of St Charles; siblings: Stephan Lawrence of Saginaw, MI, Cherrie Lawrence of House Springs and Greg Lawrence of Virginia; and 2 grandchildren: Hannah and Olivia Walker.

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