Rachel Roth, 76 of Pueblo, Colo. went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2014. She was born on October 20, 1937, in Norfolk, VA. to the late Amos D. Wenger, Jr. and Lenora (Harkins) Wenger. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother, John Wenger. She is survived by husband, Richard Roth; children, John Roth and Joy (Sam) Cordo; grandsons, Steven Corda, Christopher Corda and Jeremiah Corda; siblings, Joy (Earl) Monroe, James (Carol) Wenger, Daniel (Jane) Wenger; sister-in-law, Lucille Wenger; numerous, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews; and her beloved pets, Tippy her kitty and Penny, her faithful companion the basset hound. Rachel graduated from Eastern Mennonite College in 1959. She spent her life dedicated to the alleviation of suffering of others. As a child she contracted rheumatic fever which gave her a special insight into the suffering of the sick. After graduating as a registered nurse (RN) from Riverside hospital she worked for over 40 years as a RN and all those under her gentle and expert care were very lucky. Rachel loved animals, whether it was a sick deer or a wounded bird, she did what she could to help and loved her pets most of all animals. She was an educator, serving as Matron at Western Mennonite High School, serving as a teaching nurse and teaching other nurses throughout her career. She loved her grandchildren most of all. Her brilliance and compassion benefitted all that who knew her and her sweet, kind, caring demeanor, brought joy to everyone. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Earl Monroe officiating. Memorials may be made to P.A.W.S. through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Richard, John, Joy, and all I am so sorry I could not be with you all today, My thoughts, prayers, and Love is there with you Our forty plus years of friendship,had good times and a few not so good but, Rachel and I had more than a forty year friendship we had a bond* , No matter the miles or time span we took up where we left off* Rachel, “{s , gentle kind way was always the way , No matter if it was a patient’ or animal the Love came through *Rachel, my dear friend Thank You for sharing yourself and family with me* Till we meet again **** you and yours will be close in heart, mind and spirit With Love always , Gertie

  2. Richard, John, Joy, and all I am so sorry I could not be with you all today, My thoughts, prayers, and Love is there with you Our forty plus years of friendship,had good times and a few not so good but, Rachel and I had more than a forty year friendship we had a bond* , No matter the miles or time span we took up where we left off* Rachel, “{s , gentle kind way was always the way , No matter if it was a patient’ or animal the Love came through *Rachel, my dear friend Thank You for sharing yourself and family with me* Till we meet again **** you and yours will be close in heart, mind and spirit With Love always , Gertie

  3. I was so sorry to hear of Rachel’s death. She and I graduated from EMHS the same year and met again in Pueblo. She was a lovely and gentle person all her life. May your faith and your memories of her comfort you at this time. Priscilla Nielsen

  4. I was so sorry to hear of Rachel’s death. She and I graduated from EMHS the same year and met again in Pueblo. She was a lovely and gentle person all her life. May your faith and your memories of her comfort you at this time. Priscilla Nielsen

  5. Dick, Joy, John and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Rachel as a gentle, sweet, soft-spoken lady that I am proud to call my aunt. May God bless you with strength and love during this difficult time.
    Love always,
    Marla

  6. Dick, Joy, John and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Rachel as a gentle, sweet, soft-spoken lady that I am proud to call my aunt. May God bless you with strength and love during this difficult time.
    Love always,
    Marla

  7. We are so sorry to read that Rachel had passed away. We extend our sincere sympathy to you, Dick, and all your extended family. My God keep you in His tender loving care as you go through this time of sadness. Your friends, Bill and Lee Zimmer

  8. We are so sorry to read that Rachel had passed away. We extend our sincere sympathy to you, Dick, and all your extended family. My God keep you in His tender loving care as you go through this time of sadness. Your friends, Bill and Lee Zimmer

  9. Rachel was wonderful to her patients and she was a real joy to work with. She will always be in my heart. God bless to her family.

  10. Rachel was wonderful to her patients and she was a real joy to work with. She will always be in my heart. God bless to her family.

  11. Rachel touched so many lives and she was so loved by her co-workers. She was the most wonderful nurse and an inspiration to all of us who worked with her. My deepest condolences to all her family.

  12. Rachel touched so many lives and she was so loved by her co-workers. She was the most wonderful nurse and an inspiration to all of us who worked with her. My deepest condolences to all her family.

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