Jason Fredrick Ratke
1971 - 2020
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jason Ratke of Breton on the morning of June 23, 2020 at the age of 48 years.
Jason was a man of great honesty and integrity. Jason was a gentle kind and accepting man with a love of fishing and the outdoors. He also had a great fondness for animals, gardening, and specifically his family.
Jason will be lovingly remembered by his best friend, Denis Lince; his mother Shirley Ratke and father Louis MacAuley, along with his sister; Brandi (Steve) Hodgson, Aunt Elaine MacKenzie, Aunt Suzy, Cindy (Ian) Campbell, Harold (Claudine) MacKenzie, Victoria and Michael Hodgson, Amber (Clint) Campbell, Ashley (Richard) Campbell, Gavin Ratke, Michelle (Chad) Nearing, Tyson (Hilary) MacKenzie, as well as by several extended family and life-long friends. Jason loved his special cousins Randall Ratke, Meagan Ratke, Sarah (Davin) Zimmer and Dylan Zimmer and his faithful dog, Sandy.
Jason was predeceased by his grandparents; Fred and Flora Ratke and Uncles; Elmer and Earl Ratke.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Jason’s Life will be held at a later date.
For those wishing to do so, memorial donations in Jason’s name may be made directly to a charity of one’s choice dealing with homeless or addictions programs. Condolences may be sent or viewed by visiting: www.affinityfuneralservice.ca Arrangements in care of Dwayne Henley and Colleen Sekura at:
Affinity Funeral Service
5137 50 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta
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