Merry Christine Rachetts, 64

Posted Aug 08, 2019 2:43 PM

In compliance with her wishes, there will be no funeral services for Merry Christine Rachetts, age 64, who passed away on August 6, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. 


Merry was born December 25, 1954, in Omaha, Nebraska, the third child of Raymond L. and Winifred M. (Calhoon) Rachetts.


She graduated from Alliance High School in 1973 and worked in Alliance all her life. Her favorite job was the position she held as an Engineer on the Burlington Northern Railroad (later BNSF) until her retirement in 2016.


During her career, Merry acted as Union Griever for the United Transportation Union, E.


Merry was preceded in death by her Mother in 1989 and by her father in 2009.


She is survived by sisters Kathi Brown, of Chadron Nebraska and Linda Rachetto, Johnstown Colorado; one brother Mike Rachetts, Riverside, Florida; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Memorials in Merry's name can be sent to P.A.W.S. c/o Dede DeVeny, P.O. Box 117, Alliance, NE  69301.

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