|7/16/2013 9:31:00 AM|
William P. Roth
William P. Roth, 84, of Annandale died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home on Lake John.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, July 12, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale with Fr. Steven Hoffman officiating and interment at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery.
Bill is survived by his children, Kathy and Mike Jasper of Grand Rapids, Greg and Audrey Roth of Annandale, Suzanne and Pat McArdle of Forest Lake, Gretchen and John Kittok of Annandale, Jennifer Roth of Annandale; grandchildren, Molly Jasper (Aran Dahl), Matt (Katie) Jasper, Anna Roth, Heather (Tim) Jurek, Tami (Chris) Denny, Zach Roth, David, Danny and Meghan Roth, Katie and Michael McArdle, Bridget (Bill) Guck, Brennan, Peter and Anne Kittok, Meghan, Molly, Hannah and Ryan Ashwill; great-grandchildren, Jasper Dahl, Allyson, Brady and William Jurek; and sisters Sr. Frieda Roth of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Margaret Tewari of Des Plaines, ll., Rosie Topoluk of Minneapolis, and Katherine Hoaglund of Minneapolis.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne, son David, and brothers Hannes and Emil.
William P. Roth was born March 4, 1929, at Newton, Iowa, to Emil and Anna (Manke) Roth. Bill was a self-made man who loved his family. At an early age he left home to work on area farms; later he worked at a cheese factory and then sold, delivered and installed appliances including DeLaval Milking Machines. He married Jeanne McManimon on July 18, 1949, in Rushford and she preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 2012. From 1957-2007 Bill owned and operated Roth Insurance Agency in Annandale. Bill was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and Annandale Chamber of Commerce, was a charter member and past president of the Annandale Lions Club, and was a member and past president of the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers. He enjoyed golf, baseball, gardening, traveling, joke telling, and especially time spent with his family.
Urn bearer: Greg Roth.
Music: St. Ignatius Music Ministry.
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