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,
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
Submitted by: Ken Richardson