November 25, 1925 ~ February 28, 2008
Wratschko, Robert Louis "Bob," a 45 year resident of Carson, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2008 in Torrance. Born in Staten Island, NY, Robert was 82 when he died. Robert had served in the Army during World War II, and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Robert was a member of St. Cyprian's Catholic Church. Bob played semi-pro football for the California Wildcats, and was Cubmaster of Pack 188 Carson.
He is survived by his Wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Wratschko of Carson, CA; Son, Mike (Nina) Wratschko of Palos Verdes Estates, CA; Daughter, Patricia (Chuck) Fortin of Torrance, CA; Son, Bill (Laura) Wratschko of Rolling Hills Estates, CA; Son, Carl (Mary Ellen) Wratschko of Bellflower, CA; Daughter, Diane (Rick) Tomsco of Long Beach, CA; Son, John (Elaine) Wratschko of Torrance, CA; 15 Grandchildren, and 2 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Kathrine and Louis Wratschko; and Son, Thomas.
A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Monday March 3, 2008 from 5 to 8pm, with a Vigil at 7pm. The Service will be held at St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday March 4 at 11:15am. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans or American Red Cross.
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