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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Leona J. Ratermann



Visitation:  Tuesday, March 22, 2005         4:00-9:00 PM
                   Wednesday, March 23, 2005    8:00-10:45 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese
Services:    Wednesday, March 23, 2005   11:00 AM
                    St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese 


Leona J. Ratermann, nee Kapp, 84, of Breese died Saturday, March 19, 2005 at her residence

 She was born May 30, 1920 in Highland, IL to Otto and Mary (Kruep) Kapp; they preceded her in death 

She married Raymond Ratermann on August 5, 1941 at St. Dominic Catholic Church,

Breese, IL; he preceded her in death on February 27, 1995 

Also preceded in death by a son, Andrew Ratermann;

 two sisters, Mary Ann Ripperda and Eleanor Renschen;

a brother, Harold Kapp;

a sister-in-law, Josephine Kapp;

brothers-in-law, August Ratermann and Alphonse Trame 

Surviving are sons Marcellus (Milly) Ratermann of San Marcos, CA, Alfred (Virginia) Ratermann of Breese, Cletus (Deb) Ratermann of Breese, Stephen Ratermann of Breese, and Matthew (Karen) Ratermann of Aviston

 Daughters Elaine (Gene) Brammeier of Nashville and Betty (Bill) Sligar of Centralia 

A daughter-in-law Barb Ratermann of Germantown

 21 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren

 A Brother Rich (Nettie) Kapp of Fairview Heights 

Sisters Viola Trame and Evelyn Ratermann both of Breese, Irene (Arnie) Gebke of Bartelso, and

Clara (Dick) Korte of Collinsville

 Brothers-in-law Paul Ripperda of Belleville and Cornelius Renschen of Breese

 Leona was a homemaker

 She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Altar Sodality, Clinton County Farm Bureau

 Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at 11 AM at St. Dominic Catholic Church with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating.  Interment will follow at St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese 

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 22, 2005 from 4 to 9 PM and again on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 from 8 to 10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home, Breese 

Memorials can be made to St. Dominic Church Building Fund or to the Donorís Choice and will be received at the funeral home




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