Virginia O. Ratliff

Born August 20, 1918

Virginia Osgood Ratliff Age 94, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, October 23, 1912, at Huron Woods. Ginny was born to Anna Hagen Osgood and Manley Osgood, August 20, 1918 in Bristol, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Ann Arbor and graduated from University High School and then the University of Michigan School of Architecture, in 1942. She married W. Berry Ratliff August 27, 1942, and after a few years in Washington DC. during the war, they returned home. Ginny was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, a past president of the Lucille B. Conger, University of Michigan alumnae Group and also Chapter G of P.E.O. She loved all sports, bridge and gardening, and all her life and friends in Ann Arbor. Berry predeceased her in Oct. 1984. She is survived by W, Berry Ratliff III of Ann Arbor, and Ann Bernard (Frederick) of Denver, Colorado. The family would like to thank Huron Woods for their compassionate and wonderful care over the last 7 years. In lieu of flowers, any donations are requested to go to Huron Woods, 5361 McAuley Drive. P.O. Box 995, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, or Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. A private family service was her wish……


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Mary Dilts

November 5, 2012

Ginny was a dear friend and neighbor when we lived in Ann Arbor. We walked together in the neighborhood and solved all our problems together. What a wonderful lady. My deepest sympathy.
Mary Dilts

Mary Newton

November 4, 2012

Dear Berry and Anne, My condolences on your loss. Ginny was a very special lady and a dear friend to my parents and to my father. I was privileged to be a sister with her in Chapter G of PEO. I will always remember her smile and laugh. My sincerest sympathy.

October 31, 2012

Dear Berry-Your Mother will be dearly missed-she was a very special lady. Our times at tennis and Burt Lake were such fun. I treasure our friendship and wonderful times together. My thoughts are with you during this ssd time. Warmly, Cozy Grabb

Teri Hagen-Cranson

October 30, 2012

To John, Julie, Jennifer and Jessica; My sincere condolences on the loss of Ginny. You are in my thoughts and prayers as we say goodbye to yet another Hagen Elder.

Bill and Diane Heller

October 29, 2012

Our sincerest sympathies are with you during this difficult time. We will always remember what a wonderful friend she was to our mother, Anne.

the Nelson's

October 28, 2012

My condolences for your loss. May you find comfort in your memories, family, and friends during this difficult time. Trust in God who promises at Psalm 72:12-14, "For he will deliver the poor one crying for help, Also the afflicted one and whoever has no helper. He will feel sorry for the lowly one and the poor one, And the souls of the poor ones he will save. From oppression and from violence he will redeem their soul, And their blood will be precious in his eyes." Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.