Rath, Richard V.
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Richard V. Rath, age 81, formerly of Two Rivers, a resident of Care Partners Assisted Living, Manitowoc, died Sunday, December 2, 2012, at Care Partners Assisted Living.
Richard was born on June 16, 1931, son of the late Valentine E and Genevieve (Hippert) Rath. He was a graduate of Washington High School with the class of 1949. He attended St. Norbert College and graduated from St. Thomas College in MN with a degree in accounting. Richard served is the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed as an accountant in the manufacturing field until his retirement. Richard was an active member of the Knights of Columbus in both Two Rivers and Oconto. He was a longtime member of the former St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers.
He is survived by his special cousins: Nancy and Don Kupsch, Two Rivers, and John and Anita Nagel, Two Rivers; many other cousins and one special friend: Richard Melanson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Valentine and Genevieve Rath.
Funeral services for Richard will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012, at St Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Tom Reynebeau with burial of his cremated remains at Calvary Cemetery, Two Rivers.
The family will greet relatives and friends from 9:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers on Friday, December 7, 2012.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family by visiting www.kleinandstangel.com
The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers and All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Care Partners assisted living for their wonderful love and care given to Richard during his stay at their facility, also to Asera Care Hospice, especially Kim for their care and compassion shown towards Richard and his family. Another special Thank You to Jean Marie Stahl, Hospice volunteer, for her frequent, friendly visits to cheer up Richard.
Klein & Stangel Funeral Home
1420 22nd Street
Two Rivers, WI 54241
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Dec. 5, 2012