Obituary for Bernice Rater


Bernice Rater

Bernice Rater, 77, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, died on 5/23/2010 at 9:04 AM at Parkview Memorial Hospital of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She was born on February 3, 1933 in Toto, Indiana.

Bernice was born to Harry and Ethel May (Carpenter) Fisher.
She was a lifetime resident of Milford and Warsaw. She married Robert A. Rater on February 5, 1955.
She retired from Maple Leaf Farms Inc.

Bernice is survived by her 3 daughters
Roberta (and spouse Kenneth) Shaw of Milford, Indiana
Peggy (and spouse Juan) Gallegos of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Amanda Nine of Rochester, Indiana.
1 son Doug W.(and spouse Michelle) Rater of Roseburg, Oregon
1 sister Beverly (and spouse Clarence) Dorsch of Illinois.
10 Grandchildren
27 great grandchildren.

She is preceded by her parents, husband and 1 son.

Pastor Terry Bradford will officiate.

Services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 10:00 AM. Calling hours will be 4-8 PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery – Warsaw, Indiana.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw is in charge of arrangements. The family kindly request that the memorial contribution by made to
Rater family
c/o McHatton- Sadler Funeral Chapel
2290 Provident Ct.
Warsaw, Indiana 46580



Sign Guestbook or Send Condolences

If you would like to sign Bernice Rater's guestbook, or send condolences to the family, please fill out the form below. We will make sure to add your name to the guestbook at the service, and/or send the family condolences on your behalf.

Due to the personal nature of condolences, they cannot be viewed on our website once submitted. Please call us with any questions at 574-267-7123. Thank you.