Mildred L. Roth, 98, North Manchester, died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born June 16, 1918, in North Manchester, to Orville and Etta (Shireman) Emerick. She graduated from Chester High School in 1937. On June 20, 1942, she married David R. Roth. He died July 14, 2014.
Mildred was a homemaker and retired from Controls Co. in 1973 after 15 years of service. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Manchester, and a 73 year member and Past Worthy Matron of Ivy Chapter #69, Order of Eastern Star, North Manchester, and member of Ruth Chapter #7, Order of Eastern Star, Fort Pierce, Fla.
She is survived by sons, Thomas A. (Janet) Roth, Dewart Lake, IN and Steven L. (Billie) Roth, Rossville, IN; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. One son, Jerry L. Roth, one daughter, Judith A. Roth and one sister, Maxine Burton, are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester. Eastern Star Service by Ivy Chapter #69, Order of Eastern Star at 3 p.m. Service at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester. Rev. Sue Babovec will officiate.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Mildred L. Roth, memorial contributions may be made Great Lakes Caring Hospice, Warsaw.