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.

  • Front.cross
    HUDSON RUNNER Jacob Morgan looks toward the top of the hill with dismay during the tough finish at Harrison Lake State Park. Fayette runner Jacob Garrow focuses on the summit, also, during the Eagle Invitational cross country run Saturday morning. Continuing rain and drizzle made the course even more challenging. Results of the race are in this week’s Observer.
  • Front.bear
    HOLDEN HUTCHISON gives a hug to a black bear cub—the product of a taxidermist’s skills—at the Michigan DNR’s Great Youth Jamboree. The event on Sunday marked the fourth year of the Jamboree. Additional photos are on page 12.
  • Front.crossing
    Crossing over—Jim Heiney was given a U.S. flag to carry by George Vereecke (behind Jim in the hat), turning him into the leader of the parade. Bridge Walk participants cross over Bean Creek while, in the background, members of the Morenci Legion Riders cross the main traffic bridge on East Street South. Additional photos appear on the back page of this week’s Observer.
  • Front.hose Testing
    HOSE safety—The FireCatt hose testing company from Troy put Morenci Fire Department hose to the test Monday morning when Mill Street was closed to traffic. The company also checks nozzles and ladders for wear in an effort to keep fire fighters safe while on calls.
  • Front.starting
    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
  • Front.train
    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

Weekly newspaper serving SE Michigan and NW Ohio - State Line Observer ©2006-2016