Mary Elizabeth Roth

Friday, March 28, 2008

Mary Elizabeth Roth, 71, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Clarian Health/ Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born in Seymour, she was the daughter of Walter W. Stuckwisch and Lillie E. (Rebber) Stuckwisch. She married Ben J. Roth on Nov. 9, 1958, and he survives.

She worked as an accountant for GTE and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Cloverdale, L.W.M.L., G.G. Walther League and was a Bethel Bible Teacher. In 1997, she helped establish Grace Lutheran Church.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Ellen E. Roth, Fillmore, Katrina A. Oberlies and husband Don, Union, Mo., and Becky J. Vaughn and husband Gaylord, Fillmore; a son, Chris W. Roth and wife Donnett, Morga-ntown; a brother, Harlan Stuckwisch and wife Bertha, Greenwood; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The first visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, and a second visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 31 at Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour.

A third visitation is planned for 2-6 p.m. Sunday, March 30 at the Burkholder Funeral Chapel in Seymour.

A funeral service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at Grace Lutheran Church, Cloverdale, with Pastor Tom Woodley officiating.

A second service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 31 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour with Pastor Tom Woodley officiating.

Burial will be at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Seymour.

Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 330, Cloverdale, IN 46120; American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46210 or the American Heart Fund, Memorial Tributes Dept. 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678-3968.