Fallasburg Historical Society president Ken Tamke shares memories of the oldest and one of the founding members of the FHS.
According to the obituary, Edwin Roth still cut his own wood at 95. He was second generation Swiss, and proud of his ancestry. He never missed an FHS event, and attended the Tri-River Historical Museum network monthly meetings.
Frank Brechbiel gave him rides to meetings.
“It’s the least I can do,” he said last summer in Clarksville.
Mr. Roth’s secret to long life
“To say Ed lived life to the fullest would be a vast understatement. His spirit will of course live on, his legacy, one of many, Fallasburg village today.
“I believe we all marveled at his longevity in our individual quests to find the fountain of youth. Ed’s answer was simple, eat right, live clean, and another nugget he shared with me last Christmas with a large smile, “Don’t go to Doctors”! That was Ed.”
Excerpt from FHS President’s message on the passing of Mr. Edwin Christian Roth on March 8,2018.
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