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Elke Ratliff

March 22, 1943 December 6, 2018
Elke Ratliff
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Obituary for Elke Ratliff

Mrs. Elke Koppenwallner Ratliff, age 75, of Cedar Bluff, VA passed away Thursday, December 06, 2018 at Tazewell Community Hospital. She was born March 22, 1943 in Salzburg, Austria. She came to the US with her grandmother at the age of 13. Elke graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. She loved her grandchildren, animals, gardening, and music. She enjoyed reading and taking care of her cats.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Inge Moeller Koppenwallner; her stepfather, Ernest Amos.

Those left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 55 years, John B. Ratliff; three children, Christina Griczin of Woodford, VA, Julie Ann Ballard of Richlands, VA, and Stephen Eric Ratliff and wife Dara of Richlands, VA; two sisters, Heide Smock of St. Paul, MN and Marion Suski of DE; two brothers, Thomas Amos of DE and Joe Amos of MD; nine grandchildren, Kelli McBee, Dylan Griczin, Krista Tiller, Kimberly Rasnick, John Rasnick, Erin Lamie, Logan Steele, Morgan Cunningham, and Ryan Perkins; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn Tiller and Connor McBee; two cats, Mocha and Maggie; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8 at the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Steve Teggler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, VA. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com. Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Ratliff Family.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

5:00 PM 12/7/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service
1116 Cedar Valley Drive Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Dec

1:00 PM 12/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service
1116 Cedar Valley Drive Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

11800 Gov. G.C. Peery Hwy.
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

11800 Gov. G.C. Peery Hwy. Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States
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