Dorothy "Joan" Roth
April 13, 1930 – August 3, 2018
Dorothy "Joan" Roth, 88, of Fort Wayne passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. She was born April 13, 1930, in Anderson, Indiana. She was a 1948 graduate of Monument City High School and worked as an LPN at St. Joseph Hospital for over 30 years. She was a member at Calvary United Methodist Church where she was involved with the women's group. She enjoyed spending her time cooking, baking, quilting, and crocheting and was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be remembered as a very caring person, serving people long before starting her nursing career.
Surviving family include her husband of 67 years, Jim Roth, whom she married on September 24, 1950; daughter, Muriel (Bob) Muth; son, Brent (Peggy) Roth; grandsons, Joshua (Megan) and Nathan Muth. Aaron (Jen) and Brandon Roth; great grandchildren, Griffin and Collins Muth, and Logan and Lillian Roth. She was preceded in passing by her mother, Pauline (Ricker) Ridenour and father, Keith Lewis; sister, Betty Kahlenbeck; and brothers, Bob and Tom Lewis.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Burial will be at Monument City Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church.
Calvary United Methodist Church
6301 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46819
- Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
- Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, August 8, 2018
- Final Resting Place Wednesday, August 8, 2018