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.
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
c/o McHatton- Sadler Funeral Chapel
2290 Provident Ct.
Warsaw, Indiana 46580