Marvin Roth

Marvin W. Roth, 82, of Fairbury, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11, 2017) at Heritage Health, El Paso.

His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gridley Cemetery with Pastor Ann Champion officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association or Dominy Memorial Library, Fairbury.

Marvin was born Dec. 16, 1934, in Forrest, the son of Daniel and Carrie Rieger Roth. He was a graduate of Forrest-Strawn-Wing High School in 1952. He married Dorothy Cooper on July 3, 1954, in Fairbury. His wife, Dorothy, survives in Fairbury.

Other survivors include his children, Terry (Sandy) Roth, Bremen, Ind.; David (Lisa) Roth, Metamora; Susan Cottrell, Bloomington; Scott Roth, Fairbury; son in-law, Duane Aberle, Fairbury; one brother, Leonard Roth, Forrest; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; three sisters; and a daughter, Pamela Aberle.

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