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Rex W. Marlatt, 84

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.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on May 23, 2013
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