Lavern J. Roth, age 91, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at his residence with his loving family by his side. 

He was born on November 23, 1928 in Coldwater, Ohio to the late Joseph and Eleanor (Fox) Roth. 

Lavern is survived by his children, Kathy (Tom) Germann, Celina, Kris (Brian) Kellermeyer, Celina, Dan (Dena) Roth, Mendon and Theresa (Denny) Hunt, Lima; many nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and many great-great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Scholz; and three brothers, Wilfred, Donald and Robert Roth.

Lavern proudly served his country in the United States in the Army, during the Korean War era.  He retired from New Idea in Coldwater after 41 years of dedicated service. 

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina.

Most important to Lavern was his family, having a large interest in his grandchildren; he loved spending time with all of them and will be deeply missed by all. He also enjoyed watching Ohio State football. 

Visitation hours will take place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 9:00 am 11:00 am at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.  Funeral service will immediately follow visiting hours at 11:00 am. 

Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina, with military rites to be conducted by Celina American Legion Post #210 and VFW Post #5713.

Attendees are required to follow social distancing and guidelines dictated by the Ohio Department of Health, due to the national concerns of COVID-19. Masks are required by attendees at the visitation and funeral.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Grand Lake Hospice, 1122 E. Spring St., St. Marys, Ohio 45885. 

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Lavern and his family.

To pay your respects and leave online condolences or memories, visit or visit Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.


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