Valentine “Tom” W. Roth of Ozora died on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at Riverview at the Park Care and Rehabilitation Center in Ste. Genevieve. He was 91 years old.
He was born May 18, 1928 in Ozora, a son of Louis Roth and Genevieve (Jokerst) Roth.
He was married to Delores (Gerler) Roth on June 10, 1967, in St. Mary, and she survives in Ozora.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amy Roth and her husband Alex of Perryville, Susan Evans and her husband Jeff of Calvert, Texas; and six grandchildren, Brandon, Bryanne, Gabrielle, Dustin, Danielle and Alicia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight sisters, Ester Breig, Irene Joggerst, Hilda Haertling, Willamena Bates, Lorena Rose, Genevieve Stump, Amelia Hurst, Rose Mary Schweiss; and one brother, Rudolph “Rudy” Roth.
He was an Army veteran who served during the Korean War. He enjoyed playing his fiddle, hunting, dancing, fishing, gardening, and spoiling his grandkids.
Funeral services were Saturday, September 28, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ozora. Rev. James Schaefer officiated. Military honors were performed by VFW Post 2210. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.