Vivienne E Rothgeb, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away on July 10, 2019, in Fort Wayne.\n\nBorn in Jackson, MI, on March 29, 1948, to the late Rex and Ardyce (Sanford) Nelson. She spent her formative years in Coldwater, MI.\n\nVivienne married Roger in Coldwater, MI, on August 1, 1970. He preceded her in death on March 14, 2004.\n\nShe worked as a secretary for Magnavox, but mostly she was a mom.\nVivienne belonged to the Neighbor Association, PTA and the Saint Joseph United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family, gardening, genealogy and music.\n\nVivienne is survived by two daughters, Tammy Rothgeb and Robyn Rothgeb; her son, Kevin (Kelly) Rothgeb; two brothers, Michael Nelson and Ronald Nelson; a sister, Shirly Crass; a grandson, Brett Stump; a granddaughter, Kaylee Rothgeb; a great-granddaughter, Makenzie Stump; two great-grandsons, Hayden and Wesley Stump.\n\nIn addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a brother, Rex Nelson, Jr.\n\nServices will take place at New Haven United Methodist Church, New Haven on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 11:00 AM. With calling one hour prior to the service.\n\nFamily will also receive friends at the Church on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm.\n\nBurial taking place at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven.\n\nIn Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.\nSheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco is in charge of arrangments.\n\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.