Deborah Sue Rathie


(Aug. 8, 1963 - Aug. 14, 2010)Deborah Sue Rathie, 47, of Corvallis, Mont., died at her home Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010.

Deb was born on Aug. 8, 1963 at Hamilton, Mont. Deb loved her family and friends and had a soft spot in her heart for her dogs.

She was always working on one of her wood projects; she especially loved making lawn ornaments and giving them away to everyone.

Deb graduated from Powell High School in 1981. She became an EMT in 1986 serving on the ambulance crews with Cody, Powell and Lovell. She studied for and received a bachelors' degree in Criminal Justice in 2008.

Deb was preceded in death by her grandfather Dale Patterson; aunt, Janet Patterson, and grandparents Leona and Toby Rathie Sr.

Deb is survived by her special friend, Holly Perry, of Corvallis; her parents, Bonnie and Toby Rathie; and sister, Brandy Rathie of Powell; brother, Rich Rathie (Stephanie); grandmother, Betty Patterson; aunt, Renie Patterson of Grantsdale; cousins, Terri Patterson and Gary Whisenant; nephews, Matt, Chase and Colton; nieces, Skye, Victoria and Rayona; and many aunts, uncles and cousins around Montana.

Deb's chocolate lab “Luke” is still waiting at home, with his tail wagging, expecting her return.

Private family services are planned.

The family requests memorials be made in her name to your local volunteer ambulance service or fire department.

Arrangements are under the care of the Daly-leach Chapel in Hamilton. Condolences may be left for the family at