JOHN G. ROTH, 88, of Fort Wayne, died Friday Sept. 20, 2013, at Coventry Meadows Nursing Home, Fort Wayne. Born on Oct. 14, 1924, he was a son of the late Arthur and Lucile Roth. He was a member of Peace United Church of Christ, Fort Wayne, as well as the International Order of Odd Fellows, and proudly served his country in the US Navy during World War II. He worked as a carpenter, and was a school bus driver for S.W.A.C.S. He is survived by his children, Lisa (David) Horan of Fishers, and John A. Roth of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Jennifer Long and Heather Rose, both of Fort Wayne, Ashlie O'Dell of Bloomington, and Rachel, Joshua and Aaron Horan, all of Fishers; and great-grandchildren, Brady and Zachary Long. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Norene F. Roth; and daughter, Cheryle L. Rose. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Peace United Church of Christ, 9123 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Christen Pettit-Miller officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be given to The Salvation Army, the
or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in memory of Cheryle L. Rose. www.klaehnfahlmelton.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from Sept. 23 to Sept. 24, 2013