Vivienne E Rothgeb, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away on July 10, 2019, in Fort Wayne.
Born in Jackson, MI, on March 29, 1948, to the late Rex and Ardyce (Sanford) Nelson. She spent her formative years in Coldwater, MI.
Vivienne married Roger in Coldwater, MI, on August 1, 1970. He preceded her in death on March 14, 2004.
She worked as a secretary for Magnavox, but mostly she was a mom.
Vivienne belonged to the Neighbor Association, PTA and the Saint Joseph United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family, gardening, genealogy and music.
Vivienne is survived by two daughters, Tammy Rothgeb and Robyn Rothgeb; her son, Kevin (Kelly) Rothgeb; two brothers, Michael Nelson and Ronald Nelson; a sister, Shirly Crass; a grandson, Brett Stump; a granddaughter, Kaylee Rothgeb; a great-granddaughter, Makenzie Stump; two great-grandsons, Hayden and Wesley Stump.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a brother, Rex Nelson, Jr.
Services will take place at New Haven United Methodist Church, New Haven on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 11:00 AM. With calling one hour prior to the service.
Family will also receive friends at the Church on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm.
Burial taking place at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco is in charge of arrangments.
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