Mary Ann (Ratchford) Miller (1941 - 2011)


SUN CITY, Ariz. - Mary Ann (Ratchford) Miller, 69, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Elysian, Minn., died May 12 after complications from surgery.
She was born July 13, 1941, the daughter of Don and Marion Ratchford of Independence. She graduated from St. John's High School in 1959 and St. Mary's School of Nursing in Rochester, Minn. in 1962.
She married Rex Miller in October of 1962.
She is survived by her four children; Cindy of River Falls, Wisc., Steve of Waseca, Minn., Chris and Jennifer, both of Madison, Wisc.; 11 grandchildren; one sister, Joan Modjeski of Frontenac, Minn.; and one brother, Tom Ratchford of Independence.
Mary Ann was proceeded in death by her husband and parents.
A memorial service will be held June 16 at 11 a.m. at St. Marysburg Catholic Church in Marysburg, Minn.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 8 to July 8, 2011