WILMINGTON — Kristine Ratayczak, 57, previously of Burgaw and Shirland, Illinois, passed away at 11 a.m., Sunday, April 25, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 2, 1963, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Kristine graduated from Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois, and cosmetology school in Rockford, Illinois. Later, she became a mortgage loan closer with Towne Bank, Wilmington.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann Ratayczak; and father, James Ratayczak.
She is survived by her sisters, Kathleen M. Willison, and her spouse, Gerald L. Willison, and Karen M. Smith, and her spouse, Ronald Smith; nephew, Matthew J. Willison; and grand-nephew, Wesley J. Willison.
Kristine was a great lover of her dogs and is survived by Einstein, her Nova Scotia Retriever.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Paws Place Dog Rescue.
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