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Lillian Roth

May 21, 1924 — March 9, 2020

Hastings resident Lillian Catherine (Erpenbach) Roth, 95, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Services are 2 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Dr. Kurt Herzinger officiating. Burial with military rites by U.S. Navy Funeral Honors Team will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.

Lillian was born on May 21, 1924, in Ethan, SD to John and Anna (Bowar) Erpenbach. She graduated from Ethan High School. Lillian served as a WAVE at the Great Lakes Naval Station during World War II.

Lillian married Leonard F. Roth on January 12, 1946, in Omaha, NE. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be greatly missed. Lillian was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. She was a past member of Lochland Country Club, PEO, and NARFE. Lillian played in several bridge and golf groups.

We wish to thank the staff and employees of The Heritage at College View and Mary Lanning Hospice for their kindness and services.

Lillian was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard Roth; and eight brothers and sisters.

Daughter & Spouse:
Linda & Dr. Elvin Brown – Hastings, NE
Son & Spouse:
Thomas & Janelle Roth – Denton, TX
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Brenda & Kurt Herzinger – Colorado Springs, CO
Suzanne & Chad Phinney – York, NE
Andrew & Tori Roth – Kansas City, MO
Philip & Marsha Roth – Kansas City, MO
Kaitlyn Phinney
Austin Phinney
Ethan Phinney
Elena Herzinger
Kellen Roth
Rowen Roth
Lena Roth
Aaron Roth
Marie Roth – Kansas City, MO
Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law:
Wendell & Marilyn Roth – Sioux City, IA

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