Jeffrey M. Rataichek

Jeffrey M. “Jeff” Rataichek, age 53, of Hilbert, died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at King Veteran Home in Farmington, Wisconsin.

He was born March 5, 1965 in Chilton, son of Michael Rataichek and the late Sharon (Heimerl) Rataichek.  Jeff graduated from Hilbert High School, class of 1983 and served his country in the United States Army while stationed in West Germany until 1986.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hilbert and enjoyed playing wild card games with his buddy George and looked forward to Fish Fry Fridays.

He is survived by his father: Mike; his sister: Wendy (Ron) Hoffmeyer; and 5 nieces and nephews: Emma Price, Ryan, Cole, Aric & Chase Hoffmeyer. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.  

Jeff was preceded in death by his mother: Sharon; his maternal and paternal grandparents; a brother: Michael and 2 infant siblings.  

Funeral service will be at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church (108 S. 6th St) in Hilbert with Rev. Michael Betley officiating.  Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church from 9:00 am until 11:45 am on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Jeff’s family would like to thank the nurses and entire staff of King Veteran Home as well as Heartland Hospice for all of the loving care that was provided to Jeff over the years.