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Michael W. Rath, North Vernon


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Michael W. Rath, 61, of North Vernon, died at 1:27 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at University Hospital in Indianapolis.

Survivors include his wife, Michele Raffel Rath; his parents, Donald and Kathleen Koeppe Rath of Defiance, Ohio; two sons, Adam (Tacy) Rath of Rushville, and Austin Rath of North Vernon; one daughter, Mellissa Rath of Speedway; and one sister, Becky (Dave) Tompkins of Angola.

Michael was preceded in death by two sons, Nathan R. and Aaron M. Rath.

Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, with the Rev. Richard Burcham officiating. Calling will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Jennings County Panthers Home Run Club.

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