Condolence & Memory Journal

My thoughts and prayers for her family and friends. It seems like I have known her all my life. We both lived in Gorham. She was such A sweet young lady.

Posted by Patsy (Jedamsky) Whitecotton - Peoria, IL - Friend   October 18, 2021

Candace, my deepest condolences. I'll keep you and your family in our prayers. May their love and support help you grieve your mom's passing, and that you all find a way to also celebrate the life she led.

Posted by Aurora Kittredge - Chesterton, IN   October 18, 2021


My love and Sympathy goes out to your family. So sorry to hear the loss of your mom. What a friend Barb was, in Bowling and at the job. Leaving foot prints in my heart never to be forgotten. Love Forever, Jim & Bonnie

Posted by Bonnie Bonnie/Jim Escott - Merrillville, IN - Friend   October 16, 2021

My deepest condolences. Your mom was such a kind and nice lady. I remember her fondly. Many prayers for your family.

Posted by MaryAnn Brandly - Saline, MI - Friend   October 16, 2021

So sorry to hear of your mom's passing.
One of my fondest memories is of Barb teaching me bowling and I earned most improved that year! Barb had so much patience.There aren't enough words to say how much she will be missed but you will feel some comfort in knowing how much she loved you and your precious family! In Christ's love

Posted by Janice Lax - Jackson, TN - Friend   October 16, 2021


Our deepest and heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the Rathjen families.
May you find comfort and peace in knowing she is God's loving arms.
She was a spunky and beautiful lady!❤❤

Posted by Tom and JoAnn Butler - Wheatfield, IN - Friend   October 16, 2021

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. I'm so sorry. She was my friend and co-worker for many years.

Posted by Terry Volk - Merrillville, IN - friend   October 15, 2021