Lydia R. Herold, 93, of Rome, died on December 16, 2013, after a critical illness of 8 weeks.
She was born in Chicago, IL, on May 6, 1920, to the late Louise Meisner Roth and Fred Roth. She attended Chicago schools and worked in retail and commercial business until her marriage to John Herold in 1940. They were married sixty years. She moved to Rome with her family in 1954.
Lydia was devoted to her family and friends. She was an active member in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, heading the Ruth Altar Guild at one time, Teugega Country Club, Grey Ladies hospital volunteers and Maple Twig. In the 1960’s, Lydia co-owned the Fabric Shoppe with Mrs. Carl Bachman. She was and enthusiastic cook and seamstress.
Lydia leaves two sons, John Craig Herold and daughter in law, Anne Cassebaum of Elon, NC, and Toby Roth Herold of Naples, FL; two grandchildren, William and Vega Herold, six great grandchildren; and loyal friend, Colleen Jeroszko.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church.
There are no calling hours.
The family wishes to sincerely thank “the girls” who took care of her at Bethany Gardens, and Rome Fired Department and Emergency Medical Services, for all their care and friendship extended to Lydia during her illness.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rome Historical Society.
↑ "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSP6-887 : accessed 13 July 2019), Lydia Roth in household of Fred Roth, Chicago (Districts 1251-1500), Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1326, sheet 26A, line 2, family 541, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 472; FHL microfilm 2,340,207.
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW12-7G8 : 14 March 2018), Nola Roth in household of Fred Roth, Ward 34, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-2146, sheet 14B, line 51, family 290, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 990.
↑ [Publication Date: 17/ Dec/ 2013; Publication Place: Rome, New York, USA; URL: http://romesentinel.com/news?newsid=20131217-142152 Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Name: Lydia R. Herold
Death Age: 93
Birth Date: 6 May 1920
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Marriage Date: 1940
Residence Place: Rome
Death Date: 16 Dec 2013
Obituary Date: 17 Dec 2013
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Lydia Roth Birth Certif: Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878–1922." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009. Illinois. Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878–1922. Illinois Department of Public Health. Division of Vital Records, Springfield. "Illinois. Cook County Birth Registers, 1871–1915." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah. Illinois. Cook County Birth Registers, 1871–1915. Illinois Department of Public Health. Division of Vital Records, Springfield. Name: Fred Roth Birth Date: Abt 1895 Gender: Male Age: 25 Spouse: Luwisa Meissner Child: Lidia Leerda Roth Film Number: 1309395
"United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K5XJ-FGH : 22 May 2014), Lydia R Aherold, Residence, Rome, New York, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.