Kenneth Ratz Jr. Tue, 01/03/2017 - 6:01pm Palatka1 Capt. Kenneth “Ken” Ratz Jr., U.S. Navy Reserve, of Melrose, passed away Jan. 2, 2017. Kenneth was born in New York ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about Kenneth Ratz Jr.