Obit: Roth, Melinda (1884 - 1960)
Surnames: Roth, Passet, Boehm, Kumbier, Marsh, Payne, Schmidt, Vircks, Danielson, Heintz, Holmes, Brocker, Gates, Catlin, Marshall, Coates, Rein, Reis, Borchardt, Hein, Knickle, Tubbs, Lawrence
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/11/1960
Roth, Melinda (20 Aug. 1884 - 4 Feb. 1960)
Funeral services for Mrs. William Roth of Colby, who died at her
home Feb. 4, were held Sunday at 2 o’clock at the First
Methodist church, with the Rev. David Passet officiating. Burial
was made in the Colby cemetery.
Pall bearers were Gust Boehm, Art Kumbier, Ray Marsh, Dr. W. Payne, Alvin Schmidt and Herman Vircks.
Mrs. Roth was born Melinda Wendel, Aug. 20, 1884, at Spencer, and was married there to William Roth Aug. 31, 1904. They lived in Spencer a few years and then moved to a farm in the Town of Hull. Thirty years ago, they moved to Colby.
Mrs. Roth underwent major surgery last August and death occurred Thursday, caused by cancer. She was 75 years old.
Surviving her are two sons, Floyd of Chicago and Roland, of Abbotsford, and two daughters, Mrs. W. G. (Irena) Danielson of Abbotsford and Mrs. ? J. (Norma) Schmidt of Columbia, S.C.
Five grand children and one sister, Mrs. Hulda Heintz, of Colby, also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, April 14, 1956; and one brother and one sister.
Among the relatives who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Danielson, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Roth, Abbotsford; Mrs. E. J. Schmidt, Columbia, S. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Roth, Kenneth Gates, Russell Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Broeker, Chicago; Miss Sandra Danielson, Eau Claire; Miss Nancy Roth, Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gates, Schofield; Mrs. Lynn Catlin and Mrs. Douglas Marshall, Wisconsin Rapids;
Mrs. Otto Heintz, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Coates, Mrs. Myrtle Rein, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reis, Colby; Mrs. Herman Borchardt, Edgar; Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hein, Nichols; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Knickle, Appleton; George Tubbs, Seymour; and Mr. and Mrs. John Lawrence, Urbana, Ill.
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