Loren D. Roth ’76, age 62, of Pettisville, Ohio, passed away in his home on Monday, February 13, 2017, after enduring nearly two years of various forms of chemotherapy.
He was born in Brussels, Belgium, on September 24, 1954, the son of Earl and Ruth (Jantzen) Roth. On August 11, 1990, he married Nancy Graber. Loren attended Oregon State, Grace Bible College, and Lewis and Clark College, eventually ending with an MA in teaching, with a concentration of math. From 1980–1983 he taught junior high math in Oregon, and then he took a job teaching in Yemen Arab Republic. From 1986–1989 he taught in Uxbridge, England. He then moved to Archbold and worked for Sauder Woodworking in Archbold.
Loren is survived by his wife, Nancy; two sons, Phillip and Alex; his father, Earl; brother, Marc Roth; and sister, Yvonne Smith. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Roth.