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Barbara A. Roth

January 8, 1952 — February 18, 2019

Barbara A. Roth

PEKIN - Barbara A. Roth, 67, of Pekin, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Barb was born January 8, 1952, in Peoria, to Harold and Alice (Neufeld) Vercler. She married Russ Roth on June 29, 1973, in Washington.
Surviving are her husband, Russ Roth of Pekin; five children, Brad (Alicia) Roth of Moundridge, Kan., Nic (Melissa) Roth of Morton, J.P. (Andrea) Roth of Morton, Leslie Roth of Peoria, and Heather Roth of Peoria; seven grandchildren; one brother, Rudy (Kaye) Vercler of Washington and one sister, Mary Jane (Gary) Hendricker of Tallapoosa, Ga.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Barb graduated in 1974 from Illinois State University, where she received her degree in elementary education. She taught 2nd grade at Jefferson Elementary School and later Lettie Brown Elementary School in Morton for six years.
Barb and her husband have owned and operated The Red Barn in Morton for the past 34 years.
She attended Harvest Bible Chapel in East Peoria.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the church, with Pastor Tim Harkness officiating. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the church. Private family burial of the cremated remains will be in Roberts Cemetery.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or American Cancer Society.

Visitation

FEB 23. 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Harvest Bible Chapel
401 Cimmeron Drive
East Peoria, IL, 61611

Celebration of Life

FEB 23. 3:00 PM (CST)

Harvest Bible Chapel
401 Cimmeron Drive
East Peoria, IL, 61611
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