Rosemary Thatcher
Rosemary Thatcher

MIDDLE POINT, Ohio — Rosemary Thatcher, 90, of Middle Point, died at 12:15 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio.

She was born Jan. 10, 1924, in Norwalk, Ohio, to the late Hazel M. (Ewell) McDonald and Roger Bruce McDonald.

Her husband, Floyd E. Thatcher, survives. They were married May 20, 1944.


Other survivors include her children: Robert E. Thatcher of Houston, Texas, Julie A. Romine of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Kathy J. (Kim Yoh - who was Rosemary’s caregiver) Boroff of Middle Point, and Sharon M. Wheeler of Van Wert; sister: Betty Parish of Defiance, Ohio; grandchildren: Angela (Josiah Baker) Harrison, Terry Boroff, Jr., Tyson (Sherry) Boroff, Tyann (Erik) Shipley, Joe Wheeler, Michelle Rich, Bruce Thatcher, Floyd T. Thatcher, and Theresa Thatcher, and great-grandchildren: Oscar Harrison, Phoebe Baker, Riley Boroff, Hayden Boroff, and Eleanor Shipley.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Roger McDonald and Robert McDonald.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 23 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. The Rev. Paul Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point.

Visitation is 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 23 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.