Obituary of Robert Bruce Bratzel, Jr.
Robert (Bob) Bruce Bratzel, Jr., passed away peacefully in his home
surrounded by his family and devoted caregivers on Monday, July 15,
2019. Bob was born September 16, 1953 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
He worked in the Real Estate Title business for most of his career,
following in his parents footsteps. Bob loved to cook for his family
and friends, and was the author of many creative recipes, publishing
treasured family cookbooks. He enjoyed many hobbies, including
collecting antiques, painting, making stained glass works of art and
growing orchids. Bob was a gentle, loving man despite facing many
health challenges later in his life. He always had a smile for everyone
he encountered and a steadfast happy, positive disposition. He will be
remembered mostly for his kindness, unstoppable wit and loving
nature. He is predeceased by his wife, Grace Bartenbach Bratzel,
mother Ethel “Dickie” Kinder Bratzel, and father Robert “Bob” Bruce
Bratzel, Sr. He is survived by his cousins, Jay Moeller and Julie
Moeller Bradley, Step-mother Ginny Bratzel and Step-brother Bruce
Greene along with a host of fun-loving friends and co-workers.
Family, friends and others whose lives Bob touched are invited to a
“Celebration of Life.” Please contact Joe or Mary Vouglas at
973-534-7422 for further details.To send flowers to the family of Robert Bratzel, Jr., please visit Tribute Store