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“I would like to express my sincerest condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort give you his peace at this very difficult time. Php 4:6,7 ”
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“Thank you for the good memories, Peggy. Very best wishes to you, Cousin David. Bill Ringenberg ”
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“Enjoyed our time with Peggy and seeing both at Salem Church. Peggy painted beautiful pictures. She will be missed. blessings to the family. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Bob Janet Heare - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear of Peggy's death. I remember being together a lot growing up as our parents were so close. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Becky Bowser - Columbia City, IN

“Our sincere condolences to the entire, wonderful, Roth Family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jeff and Mary Brown Family - IN

“I have great memories of our being togetherfor many years. Our friendship was wonderful. Bill Peters ”
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Margaret L. Roth, better known as Peggy, 96, died on February 16th at the Towne House Health Center in Fort Wayne, IN. Peggy was born in 1923 and was a life-long resident of Fort Wayne. She attended Smart Elementary School and graduated in 1941 from South Side High School, where she met her future husband, David M. Roth. She attended Ohio Wesleyan University for two years and worked as a Medical Laboratory Technician at St. Joe Hospital during W.W.II. She married David Roth in 1946 after he returned from combat in the Pacific. Peggy worked at home taking care of her family for many years. She returned to college after raising her children and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Sociology. After college graduation, she worked as a Caseworker for Allen County Welfare Department in the Abuse Unit. She retired in 1988. Peggy dearly loved her family. She enjoyed watching her children grow-up and begin their lives, and have families of their own. She loved her six grandchildren and celebrated as they all graduated from college and moved on with careers and marriages. In her final years she found great joy in seeing her four great-grandchildren. Peggy and Dave traveled to Europe and Great Britain during their retirement years. They also enjoyed living part of each year in Naples, Florida. Peggy was a friend to all who knew her. She greeted everyone with a smile. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She had many gifts and talents that she shared with others through organizations and volunteering. She was an outstanding watercolor artist. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents Byrd H. Harrod and Amy (Menefee) Harrod. Peggy is survived by her husband, David M. Roth, sons John (Barbara) and Greg (Jill) and daughters Sharon Wartenbe and Kathy Golm (Norm). She also leaves behind 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019 at The Towne House Retirement Community Chapel, 2209 St. Joe Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Burial will take place in Lindenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SCAN of Fort Wayne or Heartland Hospice.