George H. Roth
March 26, 1924 - November 13, 2020

George H. Roth

George H. Roth
Mar 26, 1924 - Nov 13, 2020

George H. Roth

MUSCATINE, Iowa - George H. Roth, 96, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at Lutheran Living Senior Campus of natural causes.


A private funeral service will be held. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to AWANA Hillcrest Baptist Church and AWANA Mulford Evangelical Free Church. Online condolences:

George was born on March 26, 1924, in Muscatine, the son of John Herman and Freida L. Becker Roth. He married Anna Viola Cunningham. He then married Edna Leum on October 1, 1966.

He worked as an electrician for Huttig and HON, retiring in 1994. He was a HAM Radio operator and built an HO scale model railroad named Rock Valley Central Railroad. George was passionate about his faith and enjoyed working with the AWANA youth group for over 30 years. He was an avid baseball fan, cheering for both the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.

George was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II and later in the Army National Guard with a MASH unit during the Korean War.

George is survived by his wife, Edna Roth of Muscatine; five children, Pamela Roth Slovack of Bettendorf, Roger Wm. Roth of Muscatine, Melodie Borgrud of Newark, Ohio, Linda Leum Hesseltine of Pueblo, Colorado, and Carol Lewandowski and husband, John, of Bettendorf; four grandchildren, Charity Harmon (Jim Kress) of Muscatine, Matthew Slovack and wife, Candice, their sons Nathan and Braden, all of Colona, Illinois, Marie Slovack Copenhaver, her son Spencer, and Kellie Borgrud, all of Fargo, North Dakota.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and three sisters.


DONMAHRAUN on Nov 16, 2020

George was a friend and a great servant of our Lord, he will be greatly missed at our Thursday morning coffees at Hardees.
Don Nahraun

Bob and Debbie Arndt on Nov 15, 2020

Edna and family,
So sorry to hear of George's passing. Will be praying for comfort in these difficult days. Love you. Bob and Debbie Arndt

Neomia Jackson Malcolm on Nov 15, 2020

George, Edna and Lincoln Blvd Baptist church; three I grew up with and loved.



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