ROCKDALE — Services for Terry Ben Kraatz, 56, of Thorndale will be 2 p.m. Friday in Sharp Cemetery near Rockdale. 

Mr. Kraatz died Friday, Feb. 15, at his residence.

He was born June 18, 1962, in Dallas to Ben Pettis and Minnie Beatrice Works Kraatz. He graduated Rockdale High School in 1981. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He married Christine Forbs on Nov. 23, 1996, in Port Lavaca. 

Survivors include his wife; a sister, Wanda Kraatz of Rockdale; and his mother, Minnie B. Alford of Minerva.

Memorials may be made to local VFW Posts or any armed services charity.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.