Faye Ratliff age 77 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at CHI Alegent Health Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Faye was born December 27, 1943 in rural Mondamin, Iowa to Lawrence ”Pip” and Cora (Gore) Piercy. She graduated from Mondamin High School in May of 1962 and married Leonard Ratliff August 7, 1965. Faye spent her early married life caring for the couples 4 boys and tending to the needs of the family. She then took a job as Kitchen Aid at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, where she retired after 15 years. Prior to being diagnosed with MS she loved walking and riding her bike around town and Wilson Island. Nothing made her happier than listening to Elvis and talking to visitors about her family and grandkids.
Faye is preceded in death by her parents, husband Leonard, son Danny, brother Kenneth “Bee” Piercy, and brother-in-law Ernie Dearinger.
Survivors include children John and wife Cindy of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Mike and wife Audra of Omaha, Nebraska, and Jerry and wife Carrie of Mingo, Iowa. Six Grandchildren Lauren, Morgan, Michael, Max, Bennett, and Layla, Sister Marian Johnson of Battle Creek, Nebraska and Brother Carroll “Bud” Piercy of Yutan, Nebraska.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.
Funeral service will be on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.