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 Roy Marshall Rattenborg

Roy Marshall Rattenborg

Birth
Hamlin, Audubon County, Iowa, USA
Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 94)
Paxton, Ford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Paxton, Ford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 103780810 · View Source
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Roy M. Rattenborg, 94, of Paxton passed away at 9:10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 18, 2013) at the Illinois Knight's Templar Home in Paxton.

He was born Sept. 23, 1918 in Hamlin, Iowa to Hans and Matilda Rattenborg. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Elmer, Clarence, Simon and Willis; two sisters, Lydia and Marie and son-in-law, Larry Williams.

He married Evelyn Neal on Nov. 13, 1945. She survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Rhonda Williams, Linda (Duane) Janssen and Cindy (Lee) Koontz; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and
one sister, Alice (Mendenhall). He was also preceded by his .

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was an engineer and a turret gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress. He flew many combat attack missions over Europe. He was awarded the Air Medal and other commendations.



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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103780810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Marshall Rattenborg (23 Sep 1918–18 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103780810, citing Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .