RATAJESAK, LOU Born September 3, 1922 in Hanover IA, Passed December 10, 2012 in Fort Mohave, AZ. Lou served in the Army in World War II, marrying Ethel Bandixen in 1945. In Iowa he and Ethel raised their family and owned Lou Ratajesak Trucking. Moving to San Diego in 1977, Lou owned Aztec Oil, a pioneer in the local hazardous waste industry. Lou is survived by his wife Ethel, children Barbara, Jerry, Merry, Paul, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sons Louie and Terry. Memorial to be held at St. Peters By The Sea, Ocean Beach, Sunday, December 16th at noon.

Published in U-T San Diego on Dec. 14, 2012