Martha Mary Rosenbeck
  • The family requests contributions be made to:
  • Mercer Co. Crisis Center
    Celina, OH

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Formerly of Chickasaw and New Bremen died on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 2:55 A.M. at the Briarwood Village, Coldwater, OH. She was born on December 22, 1923 east of Minster, OH. in Shelby Co. She was the daughter of John and Alvina (Berning) Horstman. On November 7, 1942 she married Eugene Rosenbeck and he preceded her in death. Survivors include her children; Eugene (Bonnie) Rosenbeck of Wapakoneta, John Rosenbeck of Harwood, TX., Dennis Rosenbeck of Cincinnati, Vernon (Karen) Rosenbeck of Russia, OH., Patrick "Buck" (Lisa) Rosenbeck of Coldwater, OH., Jeff (Marcia) Rosenbeck of Chickasaw, Joan Zachariah of Ada, OH., Rose (Richard) Obringer of Coldwater, OH. and Ann (Neal) Forsthoefel of Portland, OR. Also surviving are 25 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren and her sisters Rita Harting and Katie Horstman both of Minster, OH. and her sisters in law Oneda Horstman of New Knoxville, OH. and Julia Horstman of Baldwin, MI. Preceding her in death was her daughter Martha Jean Rosenbeck and her brothers Henry, Anthony, William, John, and Cletus Horstman.
Mrs. Rosenbeck was a member of the Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw where she had taught Religion Classes for a number of years. She was a member of the former New Bremen Women's Club and was active in the 4H and Cub Scouts in Mercer County. She was a volunteer and helped with the formation of the Mercer Co. Crisis Center in Celina. She had been employed by Home Health Care and at the Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys and she owned and operated the former Grandma's Bed and Breakfast in New Bremen.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw with Rev. Eugene Schnipke officiating. Inurnment will be in the Precious Blood Cemetery, Chickasaw. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 5 until 8 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and on Friday one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercer Co. Crisis Center in Celina. Condolences may be left at