Lorraine Ratajczak

Ratajczak, Lorraine

Lorraine Ratajczak, 93, Pulaski, formerly of Hofa Park, died peacefully Saturday evening, April 19, 2014, at a Green Bay hospital with her family at her side. Wesoego Alleluja! The daughter of Michael and Anna (Lasecki) Rozmiarek was born October 26, 1920 in Rose Lawn. On June 6, 1939, she married Edwin Ratajczak. The couple raised their family and farmed in the Town of Maple Grove.

Lorraine was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Parish in Hofa Park, where she had been active in the Rosary Society and cooked for many wedding dinners. Busia absolutely loved playing cards, especially sheepshead, with her family and friends.

Survivors include three daughters: Marge (Dan) Mastey, Franklin, Darlene (Thomas) Athey, Brussels, and Chris (Gerald) Baranczyk, Pulaski; 15 grandchildren: Bruce, Sheila, Bobbi Jo, Tracy, Ruthie, and Wade, Brian, Laure, Lynn, Leslie, and Christopher, Suzy and Willy, Shauna and Tyler; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; one brother, Roger (Helen) Rozmiarek, Seymour; one sister, Marie Ratajczak, Seymour; and one sister-in-law, Alice Rozmiarek, Seymour.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1979; one son and daughter-in-law, Anthony (Patricia) Ratajczak; two grandsons, Brent and Trent; one great-grandson, Brendan; one brother, Arnold Rozmiarek; two sisters: Genevieve (Andrew) Smith and Irene (Michael) Smith; and Edwin's siblings: Ray Ratajczak, Frank (Katherine) Ratajczak, Lydia (Joseph) Waynores, and Harry Ratajczak.

Friends may call at St. Stanislaus Church, Hofa Park (W1888 Hofa Park Dr., Seymour) from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church, Fr. Bob Konkol, O.F.M. presiding and Fr. Gerald Foley concelebrating, with burial in the parish cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff of Birch Way Assisted Living in Seymour and the 3rd floor nursing staff of St. Mary's Hospital for their compassionate care and concern.

Online Condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com

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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Apr. 22, 2014