Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


June 5, 2014

Lorena L. Kratzer, 89


 Lorena L. Kratzer, 89, Plainfield, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her residence.

Born July 7, 1924, in Sunman, she was the daughter of Walter and Lorena Grossman Bigney. On May 2, 1945, she married Harland Kratzer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Those surviving include husband Harland Kratzer; daughter Bonita (Steve) Conner, Brazil, Indiana; son Darryl (Sharon) Kratzer, Indianapolis; grandchildren Jeff Starks, Kris Starks and Teresa Kratzer; great-grandchildren Kortnee Starks and Logan Starks; and sister Glenna Collier, Batesville, Mississippi. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 7, from noon-1:30 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman, followed by a graveside memorial service and burial at 2 p.m. at Saint Paul Cemetery, Sunman.

The family requests memorial donations to a charity of choice. To sign the online guestbook or leave a personal condolence for the family, please visit


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