|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|RATERMANN, George||84||Highland IL||Breese J||25 Aug 1966||Linda Holthaus|
Geo. Ratermann Dies at Age 84 Friday Morning
George J. Ratermann, 84, a resident of Breese Township his entire life died at 12:35 a.m. Friday. His death occurred in St. Joseph's Hospital at Highland, following an illness of 1 1/2 years.
He was born in Breese Township August 14, 1882, a son of William and Anna (Richter) Ratermann. He received his education at the Lake Branch School and in St. Dominic's School.
His occupation was farming, retiring 17 years ago when he and his wife moved to their home on North Second Street in Breese.
He was married to Miss Bernadine Peek, May 17, 1911, in Saint Francis Church at Aviston.
He leaves his wife and four children, Leo of Breese, Mrs. Anna Kruep of Breese, Victor of Saint Rose and August of Breese.
Two sons, Edw. and Paul, died in infancy and another son, George died at age 18.
Mr. Ratermann belonged to St. Dominic's Church, the St. Joseph's Men's Sodality and the Knights of Columbus Council 2869, Breese.
The funeral was held from the Moss Funeral Home Monday; services began at 10 a.m. in Saint Dominic's Church. Interment was in St. Dominic's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dennis, Paul, Charles, and Henry Ratermann, Otto Netetemyer, and Paul Peek.
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