Eileen Ellen Roth, 86, a resident of Parkville, MO passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 17, 1930 in Dodge City, KS to William and Kathleen (McGovern) Johannes.
Eileen graduated from North Kansas City High School and spent the majority of her working career as a veterinary assistant and obedience trainer. She was very devoted to both her husband and her children. Eileen served as PTA President and played a very active role in her daughter’s education. She was a member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of America and had a great love for animals.
She married Frank Daniel Roth on June 2, 1950. In addition to Frank, survivors include their two daughters, Cynthia Shaver of Kansas City North and Tracy McDonald and her husband, Bo of Parkville; three grandchildren, Fred Shaver, Will Summa and Hannah McDonald; and three great grandchildren, Dakota Shaver, Jacob Shaver and Caleb Shaver. Eileen was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Debra Roth.
A funeral service celebrating Eileen’s life will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Visitation 1-2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Graveside services and burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Resurrection North Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter (FOPAS) and may be left in care of the funeral home.