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.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, May 24th from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church.
Son: Michael W. (Brenda) Marlatt of Greencastle, Daughter: SueAnn (Rob) Stinson of rural Frankfort, 3 grandchildren: Seth (Cassandra) Marlatt of Churubusco, Nikki (Jeremiah) Julian of Lafayette and Kody (Curtis) Miller of New Richmond, IN, 2 Great Granddaughters: Sidney & Mackenzie Julian.
His wife and 2 brothers.