Paul E. Bratz Sr., age 76, of Pataskala, OH passed away peacefully at Otterbein New Albany SeniorLife Neighborhood following a battle with lung cancer. Paul was born in Renovo, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Leona Bratz. He was a veteran of the Air Force where he served in Vietnam and received several medals and accommodations. He served our country from February 4, 1962 – December 31, 1984. We are called by God to be good stewards of the Earth and take care of the environment. Paul Sr. lived this stewardship and was an active member in his community, always present in his neighborhood rather keeping the area tidy or conversing with the neighbors. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marie Abad Santos Bratz of Pataskala; children, Paul E. (Kim) Bratz Jr. of Pataskala, Jane M. (Scot) Bernhard of Tenino, WA, Richard D. (Rhonda) Bratz of Bridgeville, DE, Brian K. (Christy) Bratz of Knoxville, MD; grandchildren, Paul III, Blake, Courtney, Morgan, Marcelina, Landon, Dean, Elliot and Presley; great-grandson, Camdyn; brother, John (Lynn) Bratz of Middletown, PA. A visitation will be held on TUESDAY, November 12, 2019 from 10 AM – 12 Noon at the PFEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Reynoldsburg, where his service will immediately follow with Father David J. Young officiating. Burial in Glen Rest Memorial Estate. Online condolences available at www.pfeiferfuneral.com
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