Grand Finale: Bev Ratajak

After spending about two-thirds of her life as a church organist, one has to wonder if Bev Ratajak will be able to keep her fingers and toes from twitching and wiggling to the beat of the music after she retires next week and begins sitting in a pew alongside everyone else.

For the past 30 years, Ratajak has ascended to the organ bench at the center of the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church nearly every Sunday to play the classical hymns and anthems she loves so much. This weekend, that career comes to an end.

Link (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

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