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Rosemary Waikem

July 22, 1945 ~ September 12, 2017 (age 72)

Rosemary Waikem

Age 72, of East Sparta died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Born July 22, 1945 in Canton, OH to the late Paul E and Rita LaVonne (Nordick) Sanderson. She was a life resident of the Canton/East Sparta area. Rosemary was formerly employed by the Pizza Oven and Fitness Quest. She enjoyed her grandchildren and her pets. Preceded in death by her husband, Richard M “Dick” Waikem Sr in 2012; a granddaughter, Rachyl Mariah Waikem; one brother, Eddie Sanderson; a daughter-in-law, Rosie Price. She is survived by three sons and daughter-in-law, Richard M Waikem Jr, Mark and Stacie Waikem, James Waikem; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Scott and Barbara Sanderson, Robert and Wendy Sanderson; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at 10:00 am in St Mary’s of Morges Catholic Church Cemetery, 8012 Bachelor Rd NW, Waynesburg, OH 44688, with Fr Anthony Batt officiating. Friends may call Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on South Cleveland Ave.




 Service Information

September 15, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home
4041 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44707

Graveside Service
September 16, 2017

10:00 AM
St Mary's of Morges Catholic Church
8012 Bachelor Rd NW
Waynesburg, OH 44688

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