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St. Alphonsus Catholic Church (Langdon, ND)
Tuesday November 12th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Ryan L Ratchenski

     Ryan L. Ratchenski, 41, of Cavalier, ND, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019, at his home in Cavalier. Memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home in Cavalier, ND.

     Ryan was born April 9, 1978, in Cavalier, ND, to Herman and Joan (Hiller) Ratchenski. He grew up and attended school in Cavalier. Ryan graduated from Cavalier High School in 1996, then attended the University of North Dakota where he received his bachelor’s degree. Ryan then moved to the Phoenix, AZ, area where he was involved in the real estate business. For the past two years, he resided in Cavalier.

     Some of the things he enjoyed were golfing, fishing, and visiting with family and friends.

     He is survived by his father, Herman Ratchenski, Cavalier, ND; mother, Joan (Don) Tongen, Walhalla, ND; two step-sisters: Ann Tongen (Tony) Berg, Scottsdale, AZ, and Vicki Tongen, Cavalier, ND; niece Jordan Tongen; special cousins: Gavin, Grady, and Gracyn Hornung; several other cousins, aunts, and uncles.



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Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear son, Ryan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dave and Kathy Olson Iverson

Kathy iverson Nov 13 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy prayers to all family

Red Conely Nov 13 2019 12:00 AM

I have such fond memories of Ryan and the neighborhood boys. Jack was born in 1983, and it didn't take long for Ryan, Bob and Justin to ring the doorbell. I can remember Ryan saying, "I hear you have a new boy here. Can he come out and play with us?" I said, "Sure, as soon as he can walk!" The rest is history. Those boys had a great childhood growing up in Cavalier. Ryan will be missed. Thinking of you both, Herman and Joan. I'm so sorry.

Connie Nelson Nov 12 2019 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to Ryan's family. Ryan was a friend who was willing to help if we ever needed it. His laugh and enthusiasm was infectious. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Derek and Nile Kobetsky Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss!!! Ryan was a wonderful friend to many!!!

Dee Kennedy Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

A Small Spathiphyllum was ordered on November 8, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

To all of Ryan's family
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. May all of your cherished memories help you through this very sad time.

Gary and Edna Lindenberger Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

An Ryan L Ratchenski was sent by Theresa Lundi on November 8, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

To the family of Ryan Ratchenski, our deepest sympathy. God Bless and take care

Robert and Rita Robinson Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ryan Ratchenski

Deb Brusseau Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

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