Derek J. Fath

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Derek J. Fath

Derek J. Fath, age 29 of Belle Plaine, died on Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Belle Plaine.

He was born on November 30, 1986 in St. Cloud, the son of James and Deborah (Gunderson) Fath.

He was a 2005 graduate of Jordan High School and received an Associates of Arts Degree from Rosemount Technical College. Derek enjoyed time with his family, especially his son Tucker, who brought great joy to his life. He was an outdoorsman who liked hunting, fishing and paintball. He was employed as a computer engineer at Systems Maintenance Services in Prior Lake.

Derek is survived by his son, Tucker James; parents, Jim and Deb Fath; sister, Sarah (Russell) Graham; niece, Hazel Graham; Tucker's mother and Derek's girlfriend, Ashley Hiemstra; grandparents, Joe and Donna Fath; aunts, uncles and many cousins.

Visitation was Thursday August 18, 2016, 5-8 PM and Friday 9-9:45 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 19, 2016, 10:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 W. 125 St., Savage, MN. Presiding was the Reverend Michael Tix. Pallbearers were Bryce Mackey, Drew Reinke, Ryan Weckman, Dan Kilcher, Travis Thompson, Eros Berglund, Travis Lamecker, and Ryan Asmus. Interment St. Bridget's Cemetery, DeGraff, MN. Memorials preferred to Derek Fath Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank in honor of his son, Tucker.
Arrangements with McNearney Funeral Home, Shakopee, Minnesota, 952-445-2755.  Condolences may be shared at:

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