Roth, Denise L., Hemlock, Michigan

Lost her courageous battle with Scleroderma on Monday, July 5, 2010. Her loving family surrounded her. She was 64 years old. Denise Lorriane Schulz was born in Saginaw on March 5, 1946 to the late Harrison and Bernice M. (Schuler) Schulz. She married John C. Roth Jr. on June 18, 1966. He survives her. Denise worked for General Motors in accounts payable, Jacobson’s, Martin Chevrolet and had been the office manager at Gym-Jesters Gymnastics retiring in 2008. She loved to travel with her family and she truly enjoyed the family trips to Disney. Denise is survived by her husband, John; children: John (Lisa) Roth of Ann Arbor, Jodi (Michael) Schultz of Freeland; four grandchildren, Emilie Schultz, Abigail, Grace and Sophia Roth; and her father-in-law, Jack C. Roth Sr. Denise’s funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 9, 2010 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1550 S. Poseyville Road, Midland, MI. Rev. Dr. Robert Schultz will officiate with burial to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Denise will lie in state at the church on Friday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the University of Michigan Scleroderma Research Fund. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through