Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88

Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88, formerly of Chickasaw and New Bremen, died at 2:55 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at the Briarwood Village, Coldwater.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1923, east of Minster, in Shelby County. She was the daughter of John and Alvina (Berning) Horstman. On Nov. 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, Texas, Dennis Rosenbeck of Cincinnati, Vernon (Karen) Rosenbeck of Russia, Patrick “Buck” (Lisa) Rosenbeck of Coldwater, Jeff (Marcia) Rosenbeck of Chickasaw, Joan Zachariah of Ada, Rose (Richard) Obringer of Coldwater and Ann (Neal) Forsthoefel of Portland, Ore.; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; her two sisters; her sister-in-law.  Preceding her in death was her daughter, Martha Jean Rosenbeck, and her five brothers.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw with Rev. Eugene Schnipke officiating. Interment will be in the Precious Blood Cemetery, Chickasaw.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and one hour before the services at the church on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercer County Crisis Center in Celina. Condolences may be left at