PERU — Jean Elizabeth (Gretencord) Roth, 83, of Peru, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Manor Court in Peru, surrounded by her family.
Memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at St. Joseph’s Church in Peru with the Rev. Jacob Rose pastor officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Oakwood Memorial Park in Ottawa. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Mueller Funeral Home in Peru.
Jean enjoyed cooking, gardening, refurnishing furniture, crossword puzzles, reading and most of all spending time with her children, grandchildren and friends.
She is survived by her husband, William, of Peru; her six children, Michael Roth, of Benton, Ky., Thomas (Lisa) Roth, of Dalzell, Joseph (Teri) Roth, of Berwyn, Juli (Rich) Preston, of Johnsburg, Stephan Roth, of Springfield, and Susan (Jeff) Atilano, of Peru; 13 grandchildren, Dane, Jamie, James, Veronica, Ian, Jonathan, Michael, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Sophia, Abby, Ryan and Logan; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ann Hardy, of Mesa, Ariz.; and one brother, Bill Gretencord, of Ottawa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Diabetes Association.
The online guestbook may be viewed and memories shared at MuellerFH.com.