Jerry passed away December 2nd, 2018 at Barrows hospital in Phoenix. He was born in Tucson, lived in Scottsdale, Alaska, Flagstaff and recently in Lake Montezuma. He volunteered for service in the Army and served in Germany. He spent many years in construction and development. He was currently with Alpine Insulation. His joy in life was fishing - all over this country, Mexico, and Alaska. He also took people on tours down the Colorado River.
The family is planning a celebration of life in Flagstaff, where he lived and worked for many years. The time and place will be announced in the near future. Jerry was survived by his mother, Marie Kraetz, his twin brother, John Kraetz, sister Karen Kraetz as well as nephews Greg Kraetz, Eric Kraetz, Jason Kraetz and nieces Tanya Nix, Glenda Quint and Shanah Kraetz.