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Colleen E. Ratajczak

December 4, 1944 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 73)


Colleen E. Ratajczak, age 73, of Wautoma, passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 25, 2018 at her home.

She was born Dec. 4, 1944 in Antigo, the daughter of John and Lydia (Lukowicz) Murphy. She married Ronald K. Ratajczak on Aug. 25, 1984 in Oshkosh.

Colleen was a graduate of Lakeland High School in Minocqua. She resided in Oshkosh where she operated Clean Sweep Cleaning Service for a number of years. Later, she moved to Fond du Lac before moving to Wautoma in 2014. Colleen loved her family, she enjoyed gardening and rummage sales. She loved her dog, Sweet Pea.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald Ratajczak; one daughter, Carrie (Adam) Henning; grandchildren, Hannah, Lakota, Bailey and Haven “Rocky” Henning, Marek Ludwig and Zachary Christensen; two sisters, Kathleen “Kitty” Davis and Carol Murphy. She is further survived by other relatives and dear friends.Colleen was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Scott Christensen; one brother, Harlan “Hub” Lukowicz; and by three sisters, Rita Anderson, Margaret “Maggie” Haskamp and Helen Olson.

Private family services will be held. If desired, memorials may be directed to the family.

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