Deaths Death Notices
RATKE, Dorothy Jeanette (Berkowski)
RATKE - Dorothy Jeanette (nee Berkowski)
At the age of 90. Born January 19, 1922 - April 25, 2012. Beloved wife of Joseph W. Ratke BMC USN (Retired); dear mother of Susan (late Walter) Goodrich of Sidney, NY and Lynne (Howard) Bischoff of Cheektowaga, NY; loving grandmother of Robin Goodrich of New Milford, CT, Ed.D.R.N., Andrew T. (Michelle) Goodrich, Intelligence Specialist Chief Petty Officer, USN, Norfolk, VA, David Bischoff of Cheektowaga, NY; great-grandmother of Tyler Goodrich, Christian and Stephanie Ferrante; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; daughter of the late Walter and Michalene "Mary" Stefaniak-Berkowski; sister of the late Henry (Agnes Mary) Berkowski. Relatives and friends may call at the BARRON-
MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St. near Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Friday from 4-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 9:30 AM in the Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster. Please assemble at 8:45 AM. The family of Mrs. Ratke would like to thank Dr.
Barone and Dr. Hickey of Millard Fillmore Suburban and the entire staff at the Greenfield Nursing and Rehab Center. Thanks to Lorraine Sikorski and Margie Planter for help and support during Mom's final months.