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Roth, Eilaine May (1/17/1929 - 11/1/2011)

By May LaRocco

Eilaine RothEilaine May Roth, 82, of Springfield, MI, died November 1, 2011 at home. She was born January 17, 1929, the daughter of Herman and Elsie (Kumnatzke) Roth in Michigan City, IN.

Eilaine graduated from Elston Senior High School, Michigan City, IN and worked for Upjohn in Kalamazoo for more than 20 years. 

She is survived by a brother, Harold (Alice) Roth of Michigan City, three nieces and one nephew. She was preceeded in death by her parents, twin sister, Elaine Roth, and sister, Althea Bancroft. 

Eilaine enjoyed bingo and sports, especially baseball, as she was a professional baseball player with the All American Girls Professional Baseball League during their 1943-1954 seasons. 

Per Eilaine's wishes, there will be no visitation or services.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Contributed by: Merrie Fidler
Submitted on: 11/09/2011

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