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Katherine Ratliff

Mrs. Katherine Ratliff, wife of Fred Ratliff, died late yesterday 
afternoon at her home, 610 S. 24th street.  Her age was 57 years and 6 months.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Hopewell Methodist 
Church, northeast of Mt. Vernon.  The Rev. Joe Harris will officiate and 
burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery. The body will remain at the Osborn 
Funeral Home in Dix until 5:00 p.m. today, then will be brought to the family 
home here, where friends may call at any time.

Mrs. Ratliff was born December 18, 1891 in Caborn, Ind. the daughter of Peter 
and Anna (Worth) Schick. On April 22, 1919 she was married to Fred Ratliff, 
who survives.

She was a member of the Emanuel Evangelical Church of Caborn, Ind.

Surviving besides her husband, are three daughters, Mrs. Faye Opal Loss and 
Mrs. Marjorie Katherine Hogue of Mt. Vernon and Miss Rose Mary, at home; two 
brothers, George Schick of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Fred Schick; and five sisters, 
Mrs. Lena Hoffman and Miss Margaret Schick of Ontario, Calif., Mrs. Bettie 
Kaffenberger of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mrs. Mary Wehr and Mrs. Anna Lasher of 
Evansville, Ind.

Date: 6-18-1948
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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