In Memory

Judi Rath**

Judi Judith Arlene Rath entered into the peace of our Lord on July 26, 2012, at the age of 68. Born October 15, 1943 in Sacramento to Cora and Alfred (Bud) Rath. Judi graduated from McClatchy High School, Sacramento and Westmar College, Lamars, Iowa. She was a social worker for Sacramento County for 37 years. A committed Christian and lifelong member of Faith United Methodist Church where she held many offices and shared her musical and speaking talents. She was an avid reader an accomplished needlewoman. Judi is survived by her life partner Bill James, sister and brother-in-law Joan and James Miller; sister Coralee Howard; nephew Steven (Karen) Miller; nieces Susan Driver, Sandra Miller and Michelle (Kevin) Howard-Jones; great nieces and nephews Amelia, Samuel and Andrew Gates, Rebecca and Alexander Miller and Ashton Jones; and many loving cousins and friends.  In lieu of flowers the family requests remembrances to the Faith Church Memorial Fund or a charity benefiting disadvantaged women or children. Published in The Sacramento Bee from August 15 to August 19, 2012