(nee Ritscherle), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church,   Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Beloved wife of Anthony T. Rataj  who preceded her in death; dearest mother of Ed (Betty) Rataj, Mary Ann (Dan) Boyce and Don (Diane) Rataj; grandmother of Ed (Erin), Suzie, Annie, Tom (Erin) and Charlie (Jen) Rataj, Amy (Karl) Steimel, Julie and Mike Boyce, Rosalie (Mike) Stetz and Tony Rataj; dear great-grandmother of nine; dear aunt and friend to many.

Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. to Cure of Ars Catholic Church for 11 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment, 15455 Manchester Rd., #3685, Ballwin, MO 63022 info@mofeat.org or a charity of your choice will be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday, 3-8 p.m.