The Obit For Robert Kracht

Robert Kracht Wednesday, October 28, 2009

SPRINGFIELD — Robert G. “Red” Kracht of Springfield died Oct. 22 of age-related causes. He was 89. No service is planned.

He was born March 13, 1920, in Peterson, Iowa, to George and Lulu Kracht. He married Louise Evans on Dec. 21, 1945, in King County, Wash.

He served in the U.S. Army. He played professional baseball for several teams and worked as a supervisor at Weyerhaeuser.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Shannon and Robin, both of Springfield; two brothers, Ron and Herb, both of Iowa; and four sisters, Arlene Brown, Jean Saunders, Luella Roed and Erma Christenson, all of Iowa; and one grandchild.

Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Park and Funeral Home.