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Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home

6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

James Jason Roth

February 3, 1929March 9, 2020
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James Jason Roth, 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was born February 3, 1929 in Huntington, son of the late Harry E. and Zora J. (Bailey) Roth. He was very passionate about farming and was able to enjoy it for many years. James also worked as an engineer at Navistar for 35 years. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and will always be remembered for his charity and spirit in helping anyone with a need or project. Surviving are his children, Muriel (Robert) Muth and Brent (Peggy) Roth; grandchildren, Joshua (Megan) Muth, Nathan Muth, Aaron (Jen) Roth, and Brandon (Carmen Zahrt) Roth; great grandchildren, Griffin and Collins Muth; Logan and Lillian Roth; and sister, Josephine Fullhart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy "Joan" (Lewis) Roth in 2018; and siblings, Richard Roth, Marjorie Huntzinger, and Gene Roth. Funeral service will be on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46819 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46819. Burial will be at Monument City Memorial Cemetery, Huntington County, IN. Preferred memorials in honor of James may be made to Monument Cemetery Association. The family would like to extend their thanks to Kingston Residence and Heartland Hospice for the loving care and dedication for both parents. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com for the Roth family.

  • DONATIONS

  • Monument City Memorial Cemetery

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Visitation Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Reception Luncheon Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Final Resting Friday, March 13, 2020

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Nancy Host

March 11, 2020

It was wonderful getting to know your family at The Hearth at Sycamore Village when our parents lived there, fun & fond memories sharing Holiday meals & making new friends! I hope you’ll stay in touch! I’m heartbroken & saddened by your loss! My deepest condolences to all of your family! 💜Nancy Host

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