Roselyn Rothgeb Obituary

Roselyn Mae Rothgeb
Roselyn Mae Rothgeb

July 28, 1925 - March 16, 2017
Born in Fort Wayne, IN
Resided in Springfield, OH
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Roselyn Mae Rothgeb, a resident of Springfield, OH for nearly 12 years, passed away Thursday, March 16 at Oakwood Village, Springfield, OH.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Wayne Rothgeb in June, 1998. She is survived by sons Ronald Wayne (Pamela), Timothy Michael (Betty) and daughter Teresa Marie (John) Brennan as well as grandchildren Charity (Mike) Cleary, David (Colleen Neal) Rothgeb, Natalie (David Dickerson), Cheryl (Matthew) Mandle and Cortney (Jon) Sullivan and 8 great grandchildren. Rosie loved her family. She took great pleasure in the families of her 3 children; her grandchildren and the great-grandchildren.

Roselyn was born in Fort Wayne, IN in 1925 where she lived until she was 10 years old when her father, mother and brother (Timothy, Salome Belle and Harold Agler) moved to a farm in Woodburn, IN. She lived in Woodburn until she was married to Ronald Wayne Rothgeb in 1944. Upon Wayne's return from the Marine Corps in 1945, Wayne and Rosie lived on the Agler farm; she continued to live in Woodburn until she moved to Oakwood Village in Springfield, OH in 2005.
Rosie was a strong, happy and positive person with kind words for everyone she met. She positively influenced the lives of her children, grandchildren and their children. She was active in Woodburn United Methodist Church and High Street United Methodist Church of Springfield, a volunteer at the Food Bank in Woodburn, a special reading tutor in public schools and a service volunteer at Oakwood Village.

Memorial gifts may be made in her name to the Woodburn United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield OH and E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, IN have been entrusted with arrangements.

Graveside services will be at the Odd Fellow Cemetery in New Haven at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 25.

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1109 Hartzell Road
New Haven, IN US 46774
Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00 PM
Odd Fellow Cemetery
1109 Hartzell Road
New Haven, IN US 46774
Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00 PM