Ratajczak, 62 of Volo, IL and formerly of Westville passed away Wednesday,
November 9, 2016.
He was born
December 23, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Eugene and Doreen (Thomas) Ratajczak.
Mike was a Veteran
of the U.S. Army, serving in the 82nd Airborne and was a member of the
Westville American Legion Post 21. He retired as a millwright mechanic,
working for 30 years at Inland/Arcelor-Mittal Steel.
On October 28,
1978, in Hammond, Michael married Doris G. Jones, who survives along with
their son, Douglas (Kelly) Ratajczak of Wauconda, IL; granddaughters,
Katherine and awaiting the arrival of Madeline; sister, Janet (Ken) Snyder
of Dyer; sister-in-law, Ann Ratajczak; brother-in-law, Pat Counts; and many
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carol
Counts; and brother, Jeffery.
will be held on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., at Moeller Funeral
Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with burial to follow at Graceland
Cemetery, Valparaiso. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials are requested to: the American Tinnitus Association or United
Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.