Rev. Father George Bernard Horath, 79, died at Gundersen Boscobel Area Health Care on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. He was born the second of five children on Oct. 4, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., and is predeceased by his parents, William and Mary [Martin] Horath, Rev. Fr. Bill Horath, and infant brother Robert. He is survived by his brother, Rev. Fr. James Horath, Mosinee, and his sister, Mary Joan Boyle, Chicago, Ill., and other relatives and friends.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Queen of All Saints Parish (St. Mary Church), Fennimore, on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, was the celebrant with Reverend Father James Horath and Reverend Father Miguel Galvez, Parochial Administrator, Queen of All Saints Parish, Fennimore, as homilist. Interment took place immediately following the Funeral Mass at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Fennimore, with the Rite of Committal presided by Reverend Father Miguel Galvez. A luncheon was served at the parish hall following interment at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be given to the Priests for Our Future, seminarian education for the Diocese of Madison.
Funeral services have been entrusted to the Larson Funeral Home, Fennimore.
Online condolences may be made at www.larsonfuneralhomes.com.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.