Mona M. Ratzlaff
Mona M. Ratzlaff, age 90, died September 23, 2011 at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas. She was born February 8, 1921 in Crawford County, Iowa near Vail, Iowa, the daughter of James L. and Jessie (Conrad) Maynard.
She was a longtime resident of the area and owned and operated Modern Beauty Shop in Minneola from 1963-1979. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Fowler and was a Past President of the State Assembly of the Rebecka Lodge.
On March 24, 1940 she married Henry “Hank” Ratzlaff, Jr., at Fowler, Kansas. He died in February of 1979.
She is survived by: a son, Gayland Ratzlaff of Fowler, Kansas; 2 daughters, Linnette Jones and husband, Jerald, of Minneola, Kansas, and Brenda Riebel and husband, Dennis, of Derby, Kansas; 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 8 great, great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband ‘Hank’, a son, Glen, 2 brothers, James Leroy and John W. Maynard, and a sister, Enid Willis.
Funeral Services were held at 2 pm on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Fowler Christian Church with Mike Ediger officiating. Burial followed in Concord Cemetery.
The family welcomes memorials to the Kansas Eye Bank or Lone Tree Retirement Center in care of Minnis Mortuary, PO Box 459, Minneola, KS 67865.