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Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Geri B. Ratermann



  Visitation:  Tuesday, November 14, 2006        4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, November 15, 2006   8:00-9:45 AM
                     Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:   Wednesday, November 15, 2006    10:00 AM
                    St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese



Geri B. Ratermann, nee Meyer, 55, of Breese, died Sunday, November 12, 2006 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. 

Mrs. Ratermann was born November 7, 1951 in Highland to George and Romilda “Remy” (Woltering) Meyer; they preceded her in death. 

Also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Meyer, a nephew, Brent Meyer, and a niece, Laurie Jacob. 

She married Dennis Ratermann on December 21, 1973 at St. Rose Catholic Church; he survives in Breese. 

Also surviving is a daughter, Chelsey (Clint) Allaman of Kansas City, KS and a son, Keith Ratermann of Breese. 

A Grandson, Luke Allaman. 

Sisters, Millie (Gene) Jansen of Belleville, Mary Lou Isaak of Highland, Flo (Sam) Hannagan of Dayton, NJ, Moe Goestenkors of Aviston, and Lori (Mike) Williamson of Columbia, MD. 

Sisters-in-law, Jeanne Meyer of St. Rose, Sr. Ann Marie Bonvie, SSND of Belleville, and Joan Meredith of Breese. 

Brothers-in-law Paul (fiancée Marian Wright) Ratermann of Granite City, Reg (Kathleen) Bonvie of Ottawa Ontario, Canada, and Jerome (Sandy) Bonvie, of Breese.  

Numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. 

Geri was a Licensed Cosmetologist, a Licensed Cosmetology Teacher, and was the owner/operator of Appearance Center, Inc. in Highland

She was a member of St. Dominic Church where she was involved in the Altar Sodality, Eucharistic Minister, and was the chairperson of Church Decorating.  She was an Advisory Board Member for Kaskaskia College Cosmetology Program, and also a member of the Red Hat Society, Breese American Legion Post 252 Auxiliary, and the Highland Chamber of Commerce. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 14, 2006 from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 from 8:00-9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.  Breese American Legion Auxiliary will hold services at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. 

Memorials can be made to St. Dominic Church, Mater Dei High School, All Saints Academy, or to the Geri Ratermann Cosmetology Memorial Scholarship at Kaskaskia College and will be received at the funeral home.



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