Wilma (Dean) Raddatz

December 24, 1943 ~ March 6, 2021 (age 77)


Wilma Raddatz, 77, of Des Arc, MO, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Des Arc, MO, on December 24, 1943, to parents Walter Toby and Elma Jane (Middleton) Dean.

Wilma was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She married James M. Raddatz on Sept 4, 1981 and was of the Assembly of God faith. Wilma was a family-oriented homemaker who enjoyed (the occasional game of scrabble).

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of thirty-four years; brother: Charles “Bud” Dean; sisters: Shirley Reeves and Viola Silvy.

Wilma is survived by her children: Darren Collier and wife Jennifer of Wentzville, Lora Collier of Fredericktown, Linda Bennett and husband Billy of Redford; grandchildren: Tabitha Pinkley and husband Kyle, Anndrea Crews, Austin Grigery and wife Chelsey, Ashley Mahan and husband Devin, Skye Collier, Bryce Collier; several great-grandchildren; sister: Loretta Ruble and husband Kenneth of Piedmont.

Wilma will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A graveside service was held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Mt. View Cemetery, Des Arc. Pastor Brent Reed ministered to the family. Austin Grigery, Devin Mahan, Kyle Pinkley, Billy Bennett, Darren Collier, and Bryce Collier served as pallbearers. Burial immediately followed. Online condolences can be made at


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Graveside Service
March 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Mt. View Cemetery
County Road 163
Des Arc, MO 63636

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