Roth, Phyllis

Written by David Green.

Phyllis A. Roth, 93, of Archbold, Ohio, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. 

She was born Jan. 3, 1920, in Stryker, Ohio, the daughter of Cletus and Elizabeth (Wyse) Aschliman. 

Phyllis was a resident of the Fayette area many years. She was a homemaker and worked for the Fayette School District for more than 10 years. She later volunteered at the Fulton County Health Center and at Sunshine Children’s Home. She enjoyed making a quilt for the high school graduation of each of her grandchildren.   She was a member of Inlet Mennonite Church, rural Wauseon.

Phyllis is survived by six children, Daryl (and Elaine) Roth of Engadine, Mich., Charlene (and John) May of Fayette, Paul (and Judy) Roth of Bryan, Ohio, Rod (and Debra) Roth of Archbold, Larry (and Kelly) Roth of Engadine, and Joyce Schaffner (and Steven Garcia) of Fayette; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley Crampton of Bryan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Betty Beaverson; a son, Kenny Roth; a grandson; and two brothers, Stanley Aschliman and Verdene Aschliman.

Memorial services are planned at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fairlawn Chapel, with Pastors Rick Jones and Dale Wyse officiating. Interment will precede the service in Pettisville Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 3-7 p.m. Saturday at the Fairlawn Chapel.

Arrangements were made by Short Funeral Home in Archbold.

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