John C. "Jack" Roth, 84, of Swansea, IL, born May 23, 1932, in Dayton, OH, died Monday, January 30, 2017, at St. Paul's Senior Community, Belleville, IL.
Mr. Roth was a Claims Supervisor with State Farm Insurance Company for 33 years. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Jack was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Esther J. "Dolly" , nee Andres, Roth, whom he married on June 25, 1955, and who died on July 5, 2016; his parents, Carl E. and Vada F., nee Price, Roth; and a grandson, John "Jackie Jack" Edwards.
Surviving are his seven children, Jenny (Denny) Clapper of Swansea, IL,
Cindy Roth of Columbia, IL,
Mary Jill Roth of Salt Lake City, UT,
John Roth of Maryville, IL,
Scott (Marigel) Roth of Benicia, CA,
Kimberly Edwards of Fountain Hills, AZ,
and Tony (Joyce Walker) Roth of Kalamazoo, MI;
11 grandchildren, Kristen (Cole) Stoltz, Kim (Jared) Schmitt, Kaitlin (Rob) Jablonsky,
Jordan Nicolls and Shane (Alexandra) Nicolls, Alex Roth and
Lucas Bercaw, Eva and Sophia Roth, and Isabella and Simon Edwards;
two great-grandchildren, Nolan Stoltz and Abigail Jablonsky;
three brothers-in-law, Terry (Rita) Andres of St. Louis, MO,
Michael Andres of Edwardsville, IL,
and Kevin (Jamie) Andres of Bonne Terre, MO;
a sister-in-law, Darryl Andres of Springfield, VA;
and nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clifftop, www.clifftopalliance.org. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee and Rev. Kenneth York concelebrating.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL