Rex W. Marlatt, 84
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Rex W. Marlatt, 84, of rural Frankfort, died at 11 a.m. May 22, 2013, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Community, where he had lived since July 2012.
Born September 9, 1928, in Clinton County to Louis W. & Mabel E. (Shay) Marlatt
He married Mildred Coyner on September 5, 1950 at the Mulberry Methodist Church and she preceded him in death on January 26, 2011.
Mr. Marlatt was a 1946 graduate of Little Jeff High School, attended Purdue University and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served state side during the Korean War. Rex was a farmer, self-employed welder, Clinton Prairie School bus driver for 34 years and also drove a bus for the Mulberry Lutheran Home for 7 years. A member of the Antioch Church, where he was a former Sunday school teacher, deacon, trustee and sang in the choir for over 50 years. He was also a licensed pilot. Rex was a caring, loving, hardworking man and his family was very important to him.
He is survived by son, Michael W. (Brenda) Marlatt, of Greencastle; daughter, SueAnn (Rob) Stinson, of rural Frankfort; three grandchildren, Seth (Cassandra) Marlatt, of Churubusco, Nikki (Jeremiah) Julian, of Lafayette, and Kody (Curtis) Miller, of New Richmond; and two great-granddaughters, Sidney and Mackenzie Julian.
He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, May 24th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church.
Online condolences may be made at goodwinfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier on May 23, 2013