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Anne Ileen Lillian Hyer Roth

July 15, 1924 — November 11, 2022

Anne Ileen Lillian Hyer Roth, 98, passed in her home in Fairfield IA, November 11, 2022.

Services will be at 1:00pm., December 1, 2022, at Behner Funeral Home, 203 S Main St, Fairfield.

Followed by a Celebration of Life with Family and Friends at the McElhinny House 300 N Court St, Fairfield, till 4:00 PM.

Anne had a rich full life, Canadian born, with dual citizenship to the United States, to John Amos and Mary Yung Hyer. She was married over 50 years to Dick David Roth (deceased in 2004).

Anne, a 65-year resident of Fairfield was a Registered Nurse, who served in the Canadian Government Nursing Corp during World War II, Bermuda, Hawaii, University of Iowa Hospital, Jefferson Co. Hospital, and as the Jefferson County Health Nurse for 17 years.

Anne was active in many community organizations, PEO Chapter MB (Sister of 50 years), a Life Member of Presbyterian Women, Jefferson Co Republican Women, The Women’s Club, Alpha Omicron Pi (ΑΟΠ) and The Presbyterian Church. Anne received the Fairfield Business and Professional Women’s Achievement Award in 2011.

Anne’s Favorite hobbies included golf, bridge, travel (over 30 countries), her horses, knitting, crochet, and her gardens.

Anne is survived by Marshan Roth (Clyde Campbell) of Fairfield, Greg Roth of N. Carolina, Patricia Dohnalek (Mark) Kansas, and Carolyn Jo Frescoln (Randy) Iowa, 7 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Anne is preceded by her husband Dick, daughter in law Gerri Roth, and her parents, all 5 of her brothers and sisters.

Thanks to Compassus Hospice and her sisters with PEO for their support and care.

Memorials may be made to:

Compassus, 119 E 2nd St. Washington IA 52353, or

PEO Chapter MB Tami Kramer 1843 Libertyville Rd. Libertyville, Ia. 52567

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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Celebration of Life Gathering

Thursday, December 1, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

McElhinny House 300 N Court St

300 North Court Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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