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Ruth Roth

July 26, 1926 - February 1, 2024
Grand Rapids, MI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Emmanuel Hospice
401 Hall St. SW, Suite 263
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 719-0919

Trinity Congregational Chruch
2725 4 Mile Road NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 784-2450
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Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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Life Story / Obituary


Ruth J. Roth, age 97 of Grand Rapids, passed away on February 1, 2024, with her family at her bedside. Ruth is survived by her children Marie Sheneman, Wesley & Roxanne Roth, Patrick & Dawn Roth; her grandchildren Amy Ainslie, Michael & Elisabeth Benchich, Bryan & Carrie Benchich, Gregory & Ann Roth, James & Christina Roth, Danielle & Ben Knorr, Darcianne & Paul Nanzer, Michael (Sheri) Sheneman, Tim (Jennifer) Sheneman, Andrew (Amy) Sheneman, Jeannie (James Weidenfeller) Sheneman; thirty-one great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband F. Wesley Roth, her sons in law Larry Sheneman and Larry Benchich. A private family funeral service will be held on Wednesday February 7, 2024, at Trinity Congregational Church, 2725 4 Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids MI. For those who wish, memorial contributions to either Emmanuel Hospice or Trinity Congregational Church are appreciated. To share a memory or photo and to sign her guestbook, please visit www.heritagelifestory.com.