MICHAEL “MIKE” T. RATZ
Michael “Mike” T. Ratz passed away surrounded by family on January 12, 2020, at the age of 68.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, Louis Ratz and Virginia Ratz (Weber) and his brothers, Dennis Ratz Sr., Donald Ratz and Louis Ratz. Michael was a 1971 graduate of Woodward High School. He worked for several construction companies, as well as the family handyman. Michael had a heart of gold and his family was the center of his life. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, grilling and watching old western movies.
Michael is survived by his loving wife, Karen Ratz, of 46 1/2 years; siblings, Jean Ratz, Randy Ratz and Joyce (James) Gockerman; children, Heather Ratz and Christinia (Rick) Ratz; grandchildren, Courtney (Matthew) Stremmel, Kressa Bentley, Vincent Adams, Cody Adams, and Rickey Atkins Jr.; one great-grandson, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Thursday, January 16, at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Point Place. Funeral services took place on Friday, January 17, at the funeral home, followed by interment at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be considered to the Ratz family, care of David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home. Please share condolences at hoeningfuneral home.com.