Elizabeth “Betty” J. Roth

Elizabeth 'Betty' J. Roth

December 27, 1930 - October 30, 2017

MASON CITY | Elizabeth “Betty” J. Roth, 86, Mason City, passed away Monday, (October 30, 2017) peacefully at home, Mason City.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, (November 3, 2017) at Epiphany Parish-St. Joseph Catholic Church 302 5th Street SE., Mason City, with an Epiphany Clergyman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, (November 2, 2017) at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third Street NE, Mason City. A rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m. followed by a wake service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Epiphany Parish-St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Betty was born December 27, 1930 in Pocahontas, Iowa, a daughter of Lamonte and Agnes (Jonas) Calkins. Betty was a 1949 graduate of Mallard High School. She married Virgil Roth on September 22, 1956 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mason City.

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Betty worked many jobs during her lifetime including Northwestern Bell Telephone Company where she met Virgil, Liberty Bank, Cerro Gordo Mutual Insurance, and H&R Block.

Betty loved the holidays, getting together with all the kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. Thanksgiving and Christmas were two of her favorite holidays. She loved getting up to date on all the great-grandchildren and looked forward to the birth of three more great grandkids.

She was a member of Epiphany Parish, Mason City.

Betty is greatly loved by her whole family and will be forever missed.

Betty is survived by her husband, Virgil Roth, Mason City; three children, Mark (Ranee) Roth, Laramie, WY, Lisa (Tad) Mueller, Fort Atkinson, IA, and Doug (Teresa) Roth, Mason City; twelve grandchildren, Heather (Jeremiah) Meizis, Amanda (Kevin) Hill, Andrew (Kelly) Roth, Cassie Dow, Katie Roth, Matthew (Michelle) Hesley, Ryan (Emily) Hesley, Alyssa (Lorne) Hovden, Luke Mueller, Alicia (Matthew) Linderman, Nicole Roth and Kaleb Roth; ten great grandchildren, Brody Dow, Vivian Meizis, Lincoln Hill, Jacey and Jalynn Goodale, Madelynn and Nash Hesley, Brenden Hovden, and Addisyn and Brayden Linderman; brother, Don (Sharon) Calkins, Loveland, Co., sister, Dorothy Ritchart, Cedar Rapids, IA.; brother in-law, Arthur Johnson Sterling, Ill., and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lamonte and Agnes Calkins; two sisters, Darlene Johnson, Carol Hoyt; two brothers in-law, Charles Ritchart, and John Hoyt.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third Street NE, Mason City, 641-423-2372, Colonialchapels.com.

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