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Jean Roths

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Jean Marie Roths age 79 of New Hampton, IA died Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Washington with Rev. Brian Dellaert celebrating the Mass. Lectors for the service will be Bryan Persichetti and Stacy Cochran. Ann Bennett will be the organist accompanying the North Washington Men's Choir. Presenting the offertory gifts are Jenna Slocum, Lyndsey Cochran, Cara Beauvais and Erin Persichetti. Pallbearers will be Jordan Roths, Bryce Persichetti, Shayne Cochran, Joseph Slocum, Josef Beauvais, Jim Macdiarmid and Bob Hackman. Honorary pallbearers will be Jenna Slocum, Cara Beauvais, Stacy Cochran, Lyndsey Cochran and Erin Persichetti. Interment will be at a later date. Friends may greet the family from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation continues an hour prior to the Mass on Monday at church. Jean Marie Roths was born February 9, 1938 in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Anthony and Anna (Kobliska) Haus. She attended Immaculate Conception Catholic School in North Washington all the way through high school graduating in 1956. She met the love of her life, Richard Roths, at the skating rink. The couple were married on October 20, 1956 at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Church in North Washington. To this union three children were born. The couple moved to New Hampton where Jean worked at Holly's Cafe as a waitress. She later worked at the New Hampton Egg Plant and later in life was a care provider for numerous elderly people around the New Hampton area. In her younger years she had a passion for softball. Jean was the second basemen on the North Washington team which played at Haus Park. Later in life she enjoyed playing cards, lottery tickets and time spent walking and enjoying nature. Jean always loved the farm life and spoke often of her time on the farm with her father. Jean is survived by one son, Kevin (Linda) Roths of New Hampton, IA; two daughters, Pam (Bill) Cochran of Waterloo, IA and Judi (Carlos) Persichetti of San Diego, CA; seven grandchildren, Stacy (Jim Macdiarmid) Cochran of New York City, NY; Shayne Cochran of Waterloo, IA; Lyndsey Cochran of Des Moines, IA; Jenna (Joe) Slocum of Cedar Rapids, IA; Jordan Roths of Fayette, IA; Cara (Josef) Beauvais of Kansas City, MO; Bryce (Erin) Persichetti of Philadelphia, PA; one great-grandchild Joslyn Beauvis. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Roths on December 21, 1982; one sister, Eileen Webb.

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  1. Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Jean was a wonderful caring neighbor and friend. Many years ago when we would met we always had a good conversation about our kids. God bless you Jean.

  2. Pam, Kevin, Judy, and families, We want to extend our condolences to all of you. God has blessed Jean and taken her home. She will be reunited with your dad now and will not have to endure any more suffering. May you find comfort in that. Joe and Sharon Haskovec

  3. My condolences to Jean’s family. Jean and Eileen were my first cousins (my dad and her dad were brothers). Jean was three years ahead of me at St. Mary’s School. Dan Haus Saint Louis, Missouri

  4. Kevin, Linda and families, Dave and I send our sympathy to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Dave and Sandy Jaschen

  5. Dear Kevin Roths family, We are about loss of mother, grandma. She was very nice ladyvery caring person too. Our thoughts prayers going to you all. God Bless you Brenda and Gloria Parks

  6. All our thoughts and prayers to Jean’s family. May her memories fill your minds and help you through this time. David and Jeanne Roder

  7. You were a blessing to those who knew you! Always brought a smile to my face! Prayers to the family!!

  8. Pam, Kevin, Judy and Family, Terribly sorry to hear of Aunt Jeans passing. Many memories will be cherished on Broadway Ave, North Washington and the Roth’s gatherings. Deepest Sympathy given to All during this difficult time. Hugs to You! Rich, Denise and Family

  9. We are so sorry for you loss. May God Bless and comfort your family during this difficult time.

  10. Kevin,Pam and Judy and all of your families,we are so sorry for your loss.Jean was a neighbor of ours your family lived across the st from us Jean was a very caring person and always bringing things over for the kids,she can now go and join Dick and they will watch over all of you.Our prayers,thoughts and sympathy are with you all,Love Tom and Marian Gebel

  11. Frank and Linda Persichetti purchased the Love’s Tapestry for the family of Jean Roths.

  12. Carol & Jon Crisman purchased the Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum for the family of Jean Roths.

  13. I remember fondly our treks from California to Iowa when we were kids. Aunt Jean was always so kind to us children. My thoughts are with you Kevin, Pam and Judi. Jean Haebe

  14. Jean was a classmate & as I found out years later – we were the ‘townies’ – & Jean’s home was close, being the first farm out of town by the ball park. Jean was great w/sports. It was interesting to see Dan Haus’s name in the obits – a neighbor, but closer in age to my younger brothers. My sympathy to ALL family members. Joan (Marion) Petrich

  15. Jean was a very loving and kind person. She always cared about Agnes (Haus) Mishak and family. We are sorry for your loss. A mother is a precious person whose presence is never forgotten, regardless of time. We will remember our cousin and your family at this time with love.

  16. Our sincere condolences to Kevin, Pam, Judi and all of the family. Jean was such a kind and happy person. Her humility and compassion will always be remembered. Tom and Traci Utley

  17. We remember Jean as always being very pleasant and usually with a nice smile on her face. So sorry for your loss….

  18. Kevin, Linda & Roths Family, We are so very sorry for the loss of your mom. We will keep you all in our thoughts & prayers. Dan & Peg Testroet

  19. Kevin and family – you have my sincere sympathy in the loss of your Mother. Prayers for all of you.

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