Obituary: Jacob Roth

Jacob Roth, age 91 of Albany, peacefully entered God’s presence August 17, 2010, following a head injury.

He was born to Daniel G. and Susan (Oswald) Roth September 11, 1918, in Creston, Mont. He spent most of his life in the Albany area.

Jake married Jeanne Robitaille Sept. 16, 1941 in Albany, Oregon. They enjoyed almost 69 years of marriage together.

He served two years in alternative non-military service from 1944 to 1946 in Belton, Mont., and San Joaquin County, Calif.

He is preceded in death by his son, James Roth; parents; sisters, Edna (Roth) Kenagy and Florence (Roth) Oake; and brothers ,Roy, Menno, Jesse, Leonard, Perry and Daniel Roth.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne; brother ,Alan Roth; daughters, Judi Willems (Ron) and Joyce Olsen (Alan); son, Jared Roth (Ann); seven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Monday at Fairview Mennonite Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to World Vision or the Mennonite Village Foundation and sent in care of Fisher Funeral Home, 306 Washington St. S.W., Albany, OR 97321.

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