Michael “Mike” Dean Roth, 79, of Keokuk, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, in Alexandria, Missouri.
Mike was born on October 11, 1940, in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Floyd and Beulah (Shoemaker) Roth. He worked for R W Cardella, and retired from the Keokuk Fire Department. After retirement, he worked part-time for Harrison Monuments in Warsaw. In his free time, Mike enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, joyriding in his car, and most importantly, spending time with his grandchildren.
Mike is survived by his daughter Candice (Michael Dean Sweet) Robinson of Alexandria, Missouri; two granddaughters: Addyson and Naomi Sweet of Alexandria; sisters Betty (Jack) Crocker of Derby, Kansas; Sandra (Don) Hill of Kewanee, Illinois; Janice (Kenny) LeMaster of Revere, Missouri; and Suzan (Ron) Payne, Kathryn (Keith) Oliver, and Vera (Dick) Lillis, all of Keokuk. Other survivors include many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Joe Roth.
Mike’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 6 pm on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home in Keokuk, at 917 Blondeau Street. Burial will follow at a later date. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 6 pm, with family meeting friends from 4 to 6 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Keokuk Fire Department.
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