August 15, 1944 - June 10, 2020
Donald A. Roth, 75, of Farrar, Missouri died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his residence. He was born August 15, 1944 in Farrar, MO to Alfred E. and Vera I. (Brueckner) Roth. He and Carol Dannenberg were married June 15, 1968 in Red Bud, IL. She survives in Farrar. Donald graduated from Perryville High School in 1962 and Concordia Teacher's College in Nebraska in 1966. He taught at Trinity Lutheran School in Red Bud, IL and Trinity Lutheran School in Paola, KS. Donald was a Lutheran elementary school teacher for 9 years before returning to Perry County. When he returned he worked for Saberliner in McBride. Then he worked for M & M Meats in Perryville and finally for Fruitland American Meats, where he retired in 2016. Don volunteered on the East Perry Fire Protection Association board, served as treasurer for the Doctor's Memorial Clinic in Frohna, served on the LLL MO District Board from 1978-1984 and served as president from 1985-1988. He served the LCMS MO District on the Board of Evangelism, Board of Directors and Church Extension Board. He served on the committee to start Saxony Lutheran High School and was on the Board of Regents serving as chairman for over six years. Donald was a member of Salem Lutheran Church and taught Bible class for 40 years. Survivors include two daughters and two sons, Mike (Ann) Roth of Florissant, Christine (Randy) Meyr of St. Louis, Mark (Jennifer) Roth of Farrar and Cathy (Andrew) Streuter of Collinsville, Illinois, three sisters, Loretta Roth of Farrar, Luella (Chuck) Powell of Palmyra, MO, and Helen (Donald) Spooler of Jackson and twelve grandchildren, Rebecca, Timothy and Abigail Roth, Jacob and Carrie Meyr, Emma, Elise, Cole and Effie Roth, Jonah, Micah and Nora Streuter. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister: Melva Roth, and one brother: Gary Roth. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Ford & Young Chapel in Perryville. Visitation will continue on Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 am - 9:50 am at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar. Service will be at 10:00 am Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar with Rev. Roger Abernathy officiating. Burial will be at Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Farrar. Memorial contributions may be given to KFUO Lutheran Radio, Southeast Hospice or Salem Lutheran Church - Farrar. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald A. Roth, 75, of Farrar, Missouri died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his residence. He was born August 15, 1944 in Farrar, MO to Alfred E. and Vera I. (Brueckner) Roth. He and Carol Dannenberg were married June 15, 1968 in Red Bud,... View Obituary & Service Information
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