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Nellie E. Roth

Nellie E. Roth of Ste. Genevieve died on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center in Ste. Genevieve. She was 85 years old.

She was born March 4, 1934 in Bonne Terre, Missouri.

She was married to Edgar R. Roth on June 20, 1953, in Ste. Genevieve, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, Robert Roth and his wife Gretchen of Ste. Genevieve,  Jeffrey Roth and his wife Wanda of Ste. Genevieve,  Alan Roth and his wife Brenda Hoeft of Truesdale, Missouri; one sister, Wilma Wann of De Soto; nine grandchildren, Jessica Roth, Dustin Roth, Kendra Roth, Lindsey Roth, Sarah Roth, Curt Roth, Jamie Lane, James Roth, Jeremy Roth; 11 great-grandchildren, Kate, Jaleel, Kierra, Jazzlynn, Charity, Elijah, Aliana, Dean, Austin, Katlyn and Ashlyn; and several great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Dotson; her mother, Florence Vance; one sister, Bonnie Higbee; and one grandchild, Lindsay Roth.

She was a kind and loving person. She always thought of others before herself and was beloved by many. She loved her pets and watching birds.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 4, at St. Joseph Church in Zell. Monsignor Jeffrey Knight officiated. Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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