James “Jimmie” Rath of Medicine Hat passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the age of 78 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his three sisters, Eileen (Cyril) Braconnier, Phyllis (Johnny) Lanz and Kathleen (Bob) Fuller as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Jacob and Katherine Rath; his brothers, Art (Clara) Rath and Edward Rath; four sisters, Annie (Alfred) Reiger, Alma (Val) Krassman, Adeline (John) Stuber and Lorraine Dirk. A graveside service will be held in the Hillside Cemetery on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. Those who wish to attend will meet at the gates of Hillside Cemetery at 12:45 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Redi Enterprises, 860 Allowance Ave SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 7S6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Jimmie Rath.