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ROTHS, Fanklin D. (1929-1965)

ROTHS, JOHNSON

Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society (email)
Date: 10/1/2017 at 16:43:59

Franklin D. Roths killed in Texas

Goodell: Franklin Dean Roths was killed instantly April 15 at Harlingen, Texas, when the motorcycle which he was riding was involved in a head-on crash with a bus.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Goodell, with the Rev. Forrest Lay officiating. Music was provided by a quartet as follows: Mrs. Robert McNutt, Amos Hanson, Mrs. Park Miller, J. J. Cook. Organist was Lester VerHelst and pianist was Arthur Savogue.

Burial was made in the Amsterdam Cemetery, with military services conducted at the graveside. Pallbearers were Lester Buseman, Irvin Buseman, Franklin Buseman, Robert Roths, Thos. Roths Jr., and Francis Buseman.

Born Nov. 22, 1929, at Klemme, he was the son of Robert and Nettie Roths. After completing his high school education, he entered in the service of his country serving in Korea until his discharge in 1952. He had completed 64 combat missions. He with his parents, had spent the winter in Combs, Texas.

Survivors are three children, Franklin, Michael and Leanna of Clear Lake; his parents, a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Marlene) Johnson of Garner, and a brother, William, of Minneapolis, Minn., and nine nieces and nephews.

source: Garner Leader & Signal, 21 Apr 1965, page 12


 

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