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Franklin Roth

1938 – 2021

Franklin L. Roth, age 82, of Scandia, MN, passed away on July 30, 2021 at Meadows on Fairview in Wyoming, MN.

Franklin was born to Peter and Margaret (Connolly) Roth on October 15, 1938 in Wadena, MN. He graduated from Sebeka High School in 1956.

On August 5, 1961, he married Marcella Potzmann in St. Paul, MN. Marcella passed away September 30, 2018. They were married 57 years and had four children.

Franklin worked for over forty years in the freight industry and was a member of Teamsters Local 120. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going for long road trips with his wife.

Franklin is survived by his daughters: Judy (Gary) Stensberg of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Anita (Chris) Cunningham of Linwood, MN, and Laura (Brian) Watson of Arma, KS; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; siblings: Jim, Peg (Dale) Barr, Tom (Carol), Mike, Francine (Dave) Lafayette, Roland (Donna) and Mark. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Philip, his wife, and his son Joseph, who passed away February 1, 2018.

A memorial service for Franklin, Marcella, and Joseph will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at St. Hubert’s Catholic Church in Blue Grass, MN with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Inurnment will be at the Marshall Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka. Online condolences may be left at

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