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Wesley J. Rath

November 12, 1928 — January 27, 2019

Wesley John Rath was born November 12, 1928, the son of Rudolph and Bertha Rath, in Denison, Iowa. He passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison, Iowa, at the age of ninety.
Wes received his education in the Denison Community Schools and graduated from Denison High School. Wes served his country in the United States Air Force as a gun systems mechanic and as an electrician from December 6, 1950 until being honorably discharged December 5, 1954, as a staff sergeant. After the completion of his military duties, he was employed as a master electrician in Omaha, Nebraska. He then moved to the family farm northeast of Denison where he spent the remainder of his life farming. He loved hunting and fishing growing up and loved his cats until the end. Wes was a quiet, gentle man who enjoyed the solitude of the farm.
Wes was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Delmer and Wilbur; and two sisters, Marcia and Phyllis. Survivors include: ten nieces and nephews: Larry, Debbie, Jean; Keith; Barb; Alan; Bill, Dick, Jim; and Tim.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

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1437 Broadway, Denison, IA 51442

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