Marceil Ruth (Rockey) Waltemath (1922 - 2007)

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Birth

at Lima Memorial Hospital, in Lima OH, Allen County, Ohio United States

Baptized

at Grace Methodist Church, in Lima, Allen County, Ohio United States

Death

on at Golden LivingCenters - Lima, in Lima, Ohio United States
Cause of death: Flu virus & pneumonia complications with Alzheimers Disease

Cause of death

Flu virus & pneumonia complications with Alzheimers Disease

Burial / Funeral

at Memorial Park Cemetery, in Lima, Ohio United States

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Lima, Allen County, Ohio United States

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Family

Mother: Edna Wiley Rockey
Father: James K. Rockey
Siblings: Paul Justin Rockey

Husband: William Emmett Waltemath
Children with William: Randy Tad Waltemath and Rebecca Ann Waltemath

Education

Lima Central High School Graduate
Ohio Northern University Graduate, Ada OH. She received her Degree in Accounting with honors..

Professions

Senior Medicare Auditor for Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Lima OH region

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Military Service

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Middle name

Ruth

Maiden name

Rockey

Surnames

Ethnicity

White

Nationality

United States of America

Religion

Christian / Methodist

Gender

Female

Timeline

1922 - In the year that Marceil Ruth (Rockey) Waltemath was born, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1926 - At the age of just 4 years old, Marceil` was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1960 - She was 38 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1968 - She was 46 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1972 - At the age of 50 years old, Marceil` was alive when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Her obituary was published in The Lima News, Lima OH upon her death

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My sister & I have so many warm & comforting memories of our beloved mother the list is too long for us to elaborate on. She was the most devoted wife & mother that could have ever been. She was such a selfless & loving individual & put everyone she knew first before herself. When Mom was diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease in January 1997 both my sister & I became her caregivers during the last 10 years of her life until she passed away in February 2007. During that time period, while Mom's "supposed" friends Ruth Ann Loar [ & others] [who turned out to be fakes] from her church & her niece Cynthia Jane Trudeau & grandnieces & other extended family members who abandoned our mother [including the clergy from Shawnee United Methodist Church], my sister & I stood by our beloved mother all the way until she passed away. Even when we had to make the horrific choice of putting her into a nursing home, we visited her all the time & took her all around our city, to the city parks, & to our homes for all the special holidays until she could no longer walk & had to be placed into a wheelchair.......while other people with aging parents just dump them into nursing homes & forget them to escape their responsibilities of being caregivers because those people "are too busy" in their lives. My sister & I saw so much of that going on in the nursing home our mother was in. Mom was so involved in so many civic activities in our community. At one time we remember her calendar was always full of meetings & civic activities she was so involved in. Truly, since Mom has been gone now 8 years already, it seems as though we both lost her only a few months ago. What Alzheimers Disease did to our mother tore both of our souls & hearts apart through all the 7 stages of the disease. Both of us will truly never be the same & & nobody can nor ever will be able to replace our beloved mother. This is why we are putting all this info on our mother on Ancient [external link] as an eternal & lasting tribute to the mother we miss so much. Mom: "May the perpetual light of heaven surround you & shine upon you in God's Heavenly Kingdom for all eternity & may you rest in Eternal Peace."

Your loving son & daughter,
Randy & Becky
May 2nd, 2015 A.D.
May 01, 2015 · Reply
It has now been 10 years since our beloved mother passed away in 2007. Oh how the world & our country have changed since her passing.....Mom would definitely be shocked at all the changes in our society & what her son & daughter (Randy & Becky) have had to put up with by the remnants of the Rockey family such as dis-owned cousins & other people our mother once knew. We both miss her beautiful smile, her laughter & her steady strength of character & compassion not only for both of us but for others. Our beloved mother was a real lady with class & dignity, shows you how well our grandparents raised her. Mom was never afraid to speak her mind on any given subject & she was a very devoted Christian lady & is now a child of God in heaven, free from the pain, sorrow & grief of Alzheimers Disease which ravaged her body & her brilliant mind. My sister & I will always remember the yearly camping trips we took up north to Charlevoix MI & the trips she made to visit me in California & the sights we saw together such as Hearst Castle; Muir Woods; the rides on the trolley cars in San Francisco; riding the BART train all around the Bay Area; shopping in Tijuana Mexico along with her friend Carolyn Schauweker; when Mom & my sister attended my graduation at The Ohio State University, Columbus OH; and Mom & me attending the graduation of my sister Becky @ Apollo Career Center in Lima OH from the nursing career program.

Our mom always lit up a room with her beautiful smile. Her wisdom & strength of character amongst a million more of her personality traits is what held our family together growing up. Mom truly was our "rock of Gibraltar".....now she is gone physically from both of us but not spiritually......she continues to keep watch over me & Becky & has showed us many spiritual signs after she passed away. While many others have forgotten our mother during these last 10 years, my sister & I NEVER will.

Written & updated by her son & daughter, Randy T. & Rebecca A. Waltemath, also the son & daughter of the late William E. Waltemath (d. 1971)---our dad & Mom's husband......we both give thanks to BOTH of our parents. May they rest in peace surrounded by the perpetual light of God's heavenly kingdom for all eternity.

Submitted/Updated April 27th, 2017
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