Mary O. Rattan
- March 10, 1918 - March 14, 2012
- Burleson, Texas
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“mary was one in a million she was so good to me and I loved her so much
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BURLESON -- Mary O. Rattan, an angel of God, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
Service: 2 p.m. Monday at Everman United Methodist Church, 530 Townley Dr., Everman, 76140. Interment: Everman Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Everman United Methodist Church, 530 Townley Dr., Everman, 76140.
Mary was born June 10, 1918 in Ellis county to Emory and Minnie Owen. She graduated from Red Oak High School and also from Brantley Draughon Business College. She worked for many years in administration for the federal government, including the Pentagon, during the war. She married William D. Rattan on September 24, 1954 after they met at Alma Johnson's Dance Studio, where she was a ballroom dance instructor.
Mary was involved with many organizations, including her garden club, PTA, Boy Scout Den Mother, a historical society, and she was also a member of the Eastern Star. However she spent the majority of her life dedicated to her church. She was a 51 year member of Everman United Methodist Church, taught Sunday school, and continued volunteering for numerous projects within the church.
Mary was a loving and nurturing wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a truly caring person who will be greatly missed.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Survivors: children, Candice (Richard) McDonald, Randall (Lissy) Rattan, Segrid (Jerry) Kellett, William Donald (Joyce) Rattan and John Porter (Linda) Rattan; grandchildren, Lisa, Keri, Cody, Hilary, Brandon, Christian, Emily, Natalie and William; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Isabelle, Ashlynn, Madelynn, Hudson, Rylee and Rylin; siblings, Palestine Buchtler and Billy K. Owen; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.