Delphina M. "Della" Roath

November 12, 1920 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 101)


Della M. Roath, 101, Hibbing passed away Friday, June 10, 2022 at Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hibbing. She was born November 12,1920 to Henry A. and Anna (Hartman) Deutsch in St. Benedict, MN. Della lived in St. Paul, Fort Dodge (IA), Side Lake and Brainerd before moving to Hibbing during her lifetime.  In Brainerd, Della was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church along with their church guild.  She later became a member of Hibbing Catholic Community in Hibbing.  Della was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Brainerd.  She also worked for the Brainerd Senior Center while residing there.  For the most part, Della was a homemaker by trade who loved spending time with her family, cooking, baking, picking berries, her local bridge clubs, and playing 500. 

Della is survived by her daughters, Donna (Bill) Coy, Kingman, AZ, and Terri (Shawn) Pound, Hibbing, MN, sister, Cleo Kubes, Prior Lake, MN, two grandchildren, Crystal (Jake) Schmelzer, and Celeste (Christopher Welter) Hemphill-Welter, one great-granddaughter, and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Roath, parents, sisters, Adeline Schommer, Sylvina Martz, and Philomena O’Hern, 4 brothers, Lee, Floribert, Clarence, and Anthony Deutsch, along with an infant brother as well.

Funeral services for Della will be 6:00 pm, Thursday, June 16, 2022 at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.  The. Rev. Fr. William Skarich will officiate.  Visitatiion will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home on Thursday.  Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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June 16, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home (Hibbing)

Funeral Service
June 16, 2022

6:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746

Private Interment

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55450

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