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Floyd Raths
November 22, 1931 - February 01, 2018

RATHS, Floyd Mathias – of Oscoda, formerly of Southfield, MI, age 86, passed away February 1, 2018 at Cottage of Davison. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Thursday, February 8, 2018 at St. Matthew’s Roman Catholic Church, 706 Beach St., Flint, MI 48502; Fr. James Mangan celebrant. Military Honors will follow the Mass. Burial will be at 3:30 PM Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI. Visitation will be 12-3 & 5-8 PM Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Rd., Davison, MI 48423. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 PM on Wednesday. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the Mass on Thursday at the church.

Floyd was born in Detroit, MI on November 22, 1931, son of the late Floyd M. and Anna M. (Youngerman) Raths. He married Barbara Schonherr at LaSalette Church in Berkley, MI on May 8, 1954 and she preceded him in death on June 17, 2014. Floyd was a member of the Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent DePaul, Sacred Heart Church and a Eucharistic Minister. He was a Lieutenant with the Southfield Police and a Sergeant with the Beverly Hills Police.

Floyd is survived by his children, Daniel J. (Deborah) Raths, Sally A. Raths, Janet I. (John) Spencer, Thomas P. Raths and Michael D. Raths; grandchildren, Michelle Dowling, Michael, Christopher, Jeffrey, Theresa, Joseph, Sarah Raths, Jason Sobiek, Crystal Markert, Sheree Jamrog, Stephen Raths, Ashley Curd, Hilary Raths and Matthew Raths; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Hailey, Connor, Kayden, Heidi and Mathias; sister, Rosalyn (Gary) Groves.

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