Freda L. Ratliff
Freda Lyvonne Ratliff, 75, a resident of Round Lake Beach, IL, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 9, 2017 in Libertyville, IL. She was born in Pike County, Kentucky on September 4, 1942, the daughter of the late Fred and Sarah Cox. She was married to Forrest Ratliff on December 24, 1959 to this marriage, two sons were born, Forrest G. Ratliff Jr of Salem, WI and Tim L. (Penny) Ratliff of Trevor, WI; seven grandchildren, Michele, Mickey, Derek, Jessica (who died at birth), Frankie, Sarah and Jon; and 1 great grandchild, Jackson. She is also survived by 2 brothers, Blake (Oda) Cox of Round Lake Beach and Gary Cox of Lake Villa, 7 nieces, 2 nephews, 3 sisters in law and 1 brother in law.
God and family were her top priorities and she felt like her grandchildren were special gifts from God. She was a member of Calvary Temple Christian Center for 47 years.
A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 10:00am until 12:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 12:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held at Highland Memorial Park. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.