Ludwig W. Kratoshvil (Kratavil), 67, Notus, died yesterday
afternoon in a
Mr. Kratoshvil was born March 27, 1896, in
Pierce County, Neb. He
grew up in
and enlisted in the Army in 1916.
He served on the
Mexican border and in France during World War I.
He was discharged in
He married Helen Sleeper April 18, 1922, in
and later operated a shoe repair business in
Ore., and Arcadia, Calif.,
before retiring in 1950. He
lived in Santa Barbara,
Calif., before moving to Notus in
Survivors include his wife, Helen, Notus; a son,
Richard, Santa Barbara, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Mordhorst and Mrs.
Agnes Marshall, McMinnville,
Ore., and Mrs. Clara Hynes,
La.; and four grandchildren.
are pending at Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.