Beverly Diane Ratzlaff, 58, of Windom, KS, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 27, 2019, surrounded by family at her home. She had worked at Cessna in Hutchinson, KS and was a rural carrier for the McPherson Sentinel and Hutchinson News.
Bev was born on October 1, 1960, the daughter of Joseph Eugene and Nellie Ann (Busch) Oriet. She attended McPherson High School. Bev was united in marriage to John Lee Ratzlaff on October 21, 1983, in McPherson, KS.
She was a member of Windom Church of Christ.
Survivors include: her husband, John Ratzlaff of the home; parents, Joe and Nellie Oriet of McPherson, KS; children, Ernie Fincher, Jr. (Briana) of McPherson, KS, Richard Andreas (Starla) of Windom, KS, Mikel Andreas (Donielle) of Galva, KS, Jason Ratzlaff (Ashley) of Des Moines, IA, and Lisa Goering (Merlin) of Canton, KS; five siblings, Dea Shelburne of San Antonio, TX, Pinky Langdon (Rich) of DeKalb, TX, Joe Oriet (Yolanda) of Hutchinson, KS, Ida Flood (Corey) of McPherson, KS, and Clayton Oriet (Candace) of Little River, KS; nine grandchildren, Allison Fincher, Mark Fincher, Emilee Fincher, Greg Fincher, Erica Andreas, William Andreas, Kelsey Goering, Amanda Goering, and Lacie Goering; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Regina Oriet and Vanessa Thayer.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, January 28, 2019, at Windom Cemetery with Pastor Kenny Graham officiating. The family invites all to join them for food and fellowship at the Windom Church of Christ following the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Windom Church of Christ in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Beverly D. Ratzlaff please visit our Sympathy Store.