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Anna Wentz Rath
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1913
Pierce County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2006
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Anna Rath, age 93, Fargo, ND, died Monday, August 21, 2006 at Manor Care Health Services, Fargo.

Anna Rath was born January 7, 1913, at Orrin, ND, the daughter of Leonard and Julia Wentz. She grew up on a farm near Orrin and attended school there.

Anna and Lloyd Myklethum were married and they had two daughters, Janet and Jean.

She married Carl W. Rath on September 25, 1934 in Balta, ND. The couple lived on a farm north of Munich, ND for a time, then moved to a farm near Clyde, ND. They lived there from 1942-1957 at which time they moved to a farm near Sarles, ND. Carl retired in 1968 and they moved into Sarles.

Anna worked as a cook at Border Central Schools, in Sarles for 13 years, retiring in 1988. She also worked as a seamstress. She was a past president and active member of the Ladies Auxiliary in Clyde and Sarles.

She is survived by four daughters, Janet McArthur, Munich, ND, Carol Jean Downs, Black Hawk, SD, Phyllis Rath-Salacinski, Livingston, MT and Kathleen (Martin) Smith, Fonda, NY; three sons, William (Helen) Rath, Grand Forks, ND, Leonard (Inez) Rath, Fargo, ND, and John Bruce (Leelee) Rath, Mandan, ND; two sisters, Lillian (Shirley/Bud) Olson, Minot, ND and Elsie (Leonard) Bielski, Lowell, IN; 24 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, in 1980; a son, Vernon; sons-in-law, Lynn McArthur and Woodrow Downs; 5 brothers; and 5 sisters.

Visitation: Thursday, August 24, 2006 - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Church of the Nativity, Fargo, ND and Friday, August 25, 2006 3-4 p.m. in the church

Prayer Service: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Nativity

Funeral: Friday 4 p.m., Church of the Nativity

Burial: Saturday, August 26 - 1:30 p.m. - Sarles Cemetery, Sarles, ND

Family links: 
  Leonard Wentz (1890 - 1955)
  Juliana Wentz (1894 - 1965)
  Anna Wentz Rath (1913 - 2006)
  Carolyn M. Wentz VanNatta (1916 - 2002)*
  Frances Wentz Schaffer (1921 - 2001)*
  Krist Wentz (1923 - 1944)*
  Lillian Marie Wentz Olsen (1925 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Sarles Cemetery
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Truman Bratteli
Record added: Jun 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91905950
Anna <i>Wentz</i> Rath
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