David R. Bath

IRON MOUNTAIN – David R. Bath, 87, of Iron Mountain, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.

He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Russell and Buehla (Truran) Bath. David served in the United States Air Corps during World War II.

For many years, David ran the Bath Agency, specializing in insurance, real estate and income taxes. He was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain. David will be sadly missed.

He is survived by two sons, David (Joanne) Bath of Keewatin, Minn., Richard (Janet) Bath of Iron Mountain; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife of many years, Vicky; and a brother, John S. Bath.

The visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. The memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at the church. Rev. Lee Liverance will officiate.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain.

You may light a candle in remembrance of David, or leave a condolence for his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, to honor David’s legacy of life.