Edward Louis Kratzer1,2

M, #4640, b. 15 September 1881, d. 25 February 1905
1st cousin 2 times removed of Barbara Joyce Zanzig
     Ahnentafel/Henry number 00009.11.
     Edward Louis Kratzer was born on 15 September 1881 at Iowa, USA.1,3 He was the son of Louis J. Kratzer and Elizabeth Schultz.1 Edward Louis Kratzer was a clerk in the Great Northern railway office at Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA.2
     Edward Louis Kratzer died on 25 February 1905 at Spokane, Spokane, Washington, at age 23 of tuberculosis.2,3,4 He was buried on 27 February 1905 at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA.2,5,3
     Edward's obituary was published in Spokane Chronicle on 28 February 1905 at Spokane, Spokane, Washington.5
FatherLouis J. Kratzer1 b. 28 Sep 1849, d. 9 Jan 1916
MotherElizabeth Schultz1 b. 17 Sep 1856, d. 6 Feb 1938


  1. [S902] 1900 US Census, Washington, Spokane Co., Roll T623_1751, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, Louis J. Kratzer.
  2. [S913] Edward L Kratzer, Washington death certificate Register no. 8126, box 17, ref. no. easpodret8126 (no file date), Washington State Digital Archives, Cheney, Spokane, Washington, USA. Hereinafter cited as Edward L. Kratzer Death Record.
  3. [S1383] FindAGrave.com, FindAGrave.com, online http://www.findagrave.com, various dates, Edward L. Kratzer, Find A Grave Memorial# 110130735, viewed 2 Jul 2015.
  4. [S1549] Edward L Kratzer gravestone photo, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA; Barbara Zanzig, 14 Aug 2015, Edward L Kratzer, Greenwood Mem. Terrace, lawn 6, section 20, read 14 Aug 2015.
  5. [S917] Unknown author, "Funeral of Ed Kratzer," Spokane Chronicle, Edward Kratzer (29 Feb 1905).