George C. Roth

July 4, 1922February 8, 2013

George C. Roth, 90, of Davenport passed away on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Ridgecrest. Following cremation, visitation will be from 1:30-2 pm on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Ridgecrest Koning Chapel, 4130 Northwest Boulevard in Davenport, where a memorial service will follow at 2 pm. Memorials may be made to Hospice at Genesis Health Services Foundation or Koning Chapel Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at George married Rose Mickolayck on November 15, 1941. After 56 wonderful years and her passing, he married Lucy Braun on September 18, 1998. After serving in the Merchant Marines for four years during World War II, George started working for Commonwealth Edison (Exelon) in Chicago. In 1970 he moved to Moline, Illinois where he helped open the Cordova Nuclear Generating Station. He retired from Exelon in 1980 as Assistant Engineer of the Cordova Station. George was active in the Independent Order of Vikings in Moline. He served as Chief of the Thor Lodge in 1976. He was also a member of the Moline Masonic Lodge where he was chaplain for several years. After retirement George spent many years volunteering in schools. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara (George) Grilley; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Roth; two grandsons, Matthew Roth and Casey Roth; brother Ted and sister, Mildred. He was preceded in death by his parents, two wives; son, Glen; one brother and one sister. Special thanks to friends and employees at Oakwood: Kathy Harris, Jo Nettleton, Rebecca Anderson, Val Coday, Lisa Carvalho, and all the others who were just great. The family also thanks Cathy and the other wonderful people of Genesis Hospice.


  • Memorial Service Friday, February 15, 2013

George C. Roth

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February 15, 2013

Dear Barb, Our deepest sympathy and thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Joy and Karen Anthony

Mel & Tony

February 12, 2013

Dear Barbara:
I was so sorry to hear about your dad. We will be in touch,.
Mel and Tony

Dianne Steinhagen

February 12, 2013

Dear Barb, George, and family,
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
With love and hugs -
Don and Dianne Steinhagen

Gary Roth

February 12, 2013

Dear Barbara and family,
Gary and I were so sorry to hear about your dad. We know he will be truly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Love and blessings,
Gary and Karen Roth

LaDonna and Gary Wicklund

February 11, 2013

Barb, Gary and I are so sorry for your loss. What a handsome, robust looking man! And it sounds like he had a wonderful life....certainly wonderful with you as his loving daughter.
You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers. Much love,

Jerry Roth

February 11, 2013

I was fortunate to have Gorge as one of my uncles. I visited with George over the phone on February 9. He was mentally alert, sure of his salvation, and ready to go home to Jesus. We had prayer together.

Deb Witt

February 11, 2013

Barb, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and George during this time.

Cari & Cindy Krippner

February 11, 2013

Dear Barb,
Cindy and I send our condolences and will keep you and George in our thoughts and prayers.

Kris Martens

February 10, 2013

Dear Barbara, Our hearts are with you and your George at this time of loss. I know you will be surrounded by many loving thoughts and helping hands at this time. The obituary was a lovely tribute to a life well lived. We send you supportive energy as you pass through these next few weeks and months ahead. Love, Kris and Byron