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Catherine Mae (Cook) Rockwell

February 9, 1934 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Catherine Mae Rockwell, second child of Albert and Mary (Funderburgh) Cook, was born February 9, 1934 and while surrounded by loving family left for her heavenly home on August 27, 2020 at the age of 86 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

Catherine spent her years in the bounds of the North Manchester district with the exception of 1937-1941 in Modesto area, California. She made the choice to live her life for the Lord and along with a good friend was baptized on June 11, 1950 into the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, living faithful to these vows for over seventy years.

On April 15, 1951 she was united in marriage with Delbert Rockwell. They had fifty-four years together before this union was broken by Delbert’s death in October 2005. They were blessed with one son and four daughters. They resided approximately seven years in the town of North Manchester, moving in 1958 to their present location. These last nine years were spent in a little home attached to the main house where her son and daughter-in-law resides and gave loving assistance when needed. Mother spent her years as a willing homemaker and mother.

Surviving are her children, Steven and Lynette Rockwell, Barbara and Max Barton, Linda and John Miller, Jane Crist, Anna and Doug Wolf; twenty-six grandchildren, ninety-two great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; sisters and brother, Rachel Graybill, Ethel and Bud Lewis, Everett and Beverly Cook and sister-in-law, Dolores Gish.

Preceding her in death were her husband, parents, in-laws, John and Laura Rockwell, a brother, Morris Cook, sister-in-law, Evelyn Cook and brothers-in-law Dennis Graybill and Orvel Gish.

Family and friends may call Monday, August 31, 2020 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Steven and Lynette Rockwell’s home, 26 East 1400 North, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 12546 North State Road 13, North Manchester, Indiana. Burial will be at the Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, 12546 North State Road 13, North Manchester, Indiana. The Home Brethren will officiate.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Catherine Mae Rockwell, memorial contributions are to the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 31, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rockwell Residence
26 East 1400 North
North Manchester, IN 46962

Visitation
Monday
August 31, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rockwell Residence
26 East 1400 North
North Manchester, IN 46962

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 1, 2020

10:00 AM
North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery
12546 North State Road 13
North Manchester, IN 46962

Donations

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