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Julie Ann Roth

4/7/2014

Julie Ann Roth, 34, Manhattan, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at her home from natural causes.

Julie Ann Roth, 34, Manhattan, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at her home from natural causes.

She was born Nov. 24, 1979, in Hays to Marvin G. and Debra A. (Jacobs) Roth.

She was a 1999 graduate of Manhattan High School.

She worked as a dietary aide at Stoneybrook Retirement Community for eight years and then with Big Lakes Developmental Center as a housekeeper at Fairfield Hotel.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and SOZO, an inspirational dance group that performed at local churches. She was active with Barrier Free Drama with the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department.

She participated with Special Olympics when she was younger and enjoyed her Big Lakes friends, bowling, puzzles, watching movies and her sister's dog, Teddy.

Survivors include her parents, Manhattan; two sisters, Jill Forsberg and husband, Brad, Lindsborg, and Jenny Arndt and husband, David, Minneapolis, Minn.; two nieces, Allison and Megan; and three nephews, Garrett, Aiden and Finn.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Manhattan; burial in Sunrise Cemetery, Manhattan.

Family will receive friends from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Special Olympics, Big Lakes Developmental Center or St. Thomas More Catholic Church in care of Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

Condolences can be sent to the family at ymlfuneralhome.com.